On This Day

July 29, 1990 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 26th Curtis Cup: US wins 14-4
  • 28th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats USSR in Atlanta Georgia (2-1)
  • Boston Red Sox set major league record with 12 doubles in a game

Sport awardFederation Cup

Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Norcross, Georgia: US retains title with 2-1 victory over Soviet Union; Gigi Fernández & Zina Garrison-Jackson clinch final with 6-4, 6-3 win against Larisa Neiland & Natasha Zvereva

Tennis Player Zina Garrison
Tennis Player
Zina Garrison

Sport awardLPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Bethesda CC: Beth Daniel wins her only major title by 1 stroke from fellow American Rosie Jones

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel