On This Day

January 27, 2007 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


Sport awardAustralian Open Women's Tennis

Australian Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova 6-1, 6-2; first time the tournament used Hawk-Eye system for official line-calls

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
Tennis Player Maria Sharapova
Tennis Player
Maria Sharapova

Deaths in Sport

  • Bing Devine, American MLB executive (St. Louis Cardinals, NY Mets), dies at 90
  • Chuan-Kwang Yang, Taiwanese decathlete (Olympic silver 1960), dies at 73
  • Yang Chuan-kwang, Taiwanese athlete (b. 1933)