On This Day

January 30, 2016 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


Sport awardAustralian Open Women's Tennis

Australian Open Women's Tennis: Angelique Kerber of Germany wins her first major title; beats Serena Williams 6-4, 3-6, 6-4

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams

Deaths in Sport

  • Ken Sailors, professional basketball player (popularized and may have invented the jump shot), dies at 95