On This Day

January 31, 2015 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

17 year old Lydia Ko of New Zealand becomes the youngest golfer in men's or women's golf history to be ranked No. 1 in the world

Golfer Lydia Ko
Lydia Ko
  • Atlanta Hawks set a new NBA monthly win record as they move to 17-0 for January, with a 91-85 win against the Philadelphia 76ers

Sport awardAustralian Open Women's Tennis

Australian Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams wins 19th career Grand Slam singles title; beats arch rival Maria Sharapova of Russia 6-3, 7-6

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

Deaths in Sport

  • Udo Lattek, German football striker (VfL Osnabr├╝ck) and coach (Bayern Munich, Borussia M├Ânchengladbach, Borussia Dortmund, Barcelona), dies from Parkinson's disease and dementia at 80