Events in Sport on January 30

  • 1928 21st Women's Australian Championships: Daphne Akhurst beats Esna Boyd (7-5, 6-2)
  • 1928 21st Men's Australian Championships: Jean Borotra beats Ronald Cummings (6-4, 6-1, 4-6, 5-7, 6-3)
  • 1933 26th Women's Australian Championships: Joan Hartigan Bathurst beats Coral McInnes Buttsworth (6-4, 6-3)
  • 1933 26th Men's Australian Championships: Jack Crawford beats Keith Gledhill (2-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-2)
  • 1934 Bert Ironmonger ends Sheffield Shield career age 51 yrs 298 days
  • 1936 New owners of Boston Braves ask newspapermen to pick a new nickname
  • 1937 30th Women's Australian Championships: Nancye Wynne beats Emily Hood Westacott (6-3, 5-7, 6-4)
  • 1937 30th Men's Australian Championships: Vivian McGrath beats John Bromwich (6-3, 1-6, 6-0, 2-6, 6-1)
  • 1948 5th Winter Olympic games open in St Moritz, Switzerland
  • 1950 38th Women's Australian Championships: Louise Brough Clapp beats Doris Hart (6-4, 3-6, 6-4)
  • 1950 38th Men's Australian Championships: Frank Sedgman beats Ken McGregor (6-3, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1)
  • 1956 44th Women's Australian Championships: Mary Carter Reitano beats Thelma Coyne Long (3-6, 6-2, 9-7)

Sport awardTennis Open

1956 44th Men's Australian Championships: Lew Hoad beats Ken Rosewall (6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5)

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Lew Hoad
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Lew Hoad
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ken Rosewall
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ken Rosewall
  • 1958 Baseball announces players & coaches rather than fans pick all stars

Sport awardTennis Open

1967 55th Women's Australian Championships: Nancy Richey Gunter beats Lesley Turner Bowrey (6-1, 6-4)

Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion Nancy Richey
Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion
Nancy Richey

Sport awardTennis Open

1967 55th Men's Australian Championships: Roy Emerson beats Arthur Ashe (6-4, 6-1, 6-4)

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson
Tennis Player Arthur Ashe
Tennis Player
Arthur Ashe

  • 1968 1968 NFL Draft: Ron Yary from USC first pick by Minnesota Vikings
  • 1971 UCLA starts 88 basketball game win streak
  • 1973 26th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 5-4 at NY Rangers
  • 1973 1973 NFL Draft: John Matuszak from University of Tampa first pick by Houston Oilers
  • 1977 Allan Border scores 36 in his 1st-class innings (NSW v Qld)
  • 1978 Addie Joss & Larry MacPhail elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1983 Hilbert van Thumb becomes European skating champ
  • 1983 Super Bowl XVII: Wash Red Skins beat Miami Dolphins, 27-17 in Pasadena Super Bowl MVP: John Riggins, Washington, RB
  • 1989 Last day of 1st class cricket for Dav Whatmore

Sports record brokenWorld Record

1994 Kapil Dev equals Richard Hadlee's world record of 431 Test wkts

Cricketer Kapil Dev
Cricketer
Kapil Dev
Cricketer Richard Hadlee
Cricketer
Richard Hadlee

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1994 Super Bowl XXVIII: Dallas Cowboys beat Buffalo Bills, 30-13 in Atlanta Super Bowl MVP: Emmitt Smith, Dallas, RB

American Football Player Emmitt Smith
American Football Player
Emmitt Smith
  • 1994 Péter Lékó becomes the youngest chess grand master.

Sport awardTennis Open

1994 82nd Men's Australian Open: Pete Sampras beats Todd Martin (7-6, 6-4, 6-4)

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
Tennis Player Todd Martin
Tennis Player
Todd Martin

Sport awardTennis Open

1994 82nd Women's Australian Open: Steffi Graf beats Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (6-0, 6-2)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • 1998 All-Star Fla Marlin catcher Darren Daulton, retires
  • 2000 Super Bowl XXXIV: St. Louis Rams beat Tennessee Titans, 23-16 at the Georgia Dome Atlanta MVP: Kurt Warner, St. Louis, QB

Sport awardTennis Open

2000 88th Men's Australian Open: Andre Agassi beats Yevgeny Kafelnikov (3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4)

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi

Sport awardTennis Open

2000 88th Women's Australian Open: Lindsay Davenport beats Martina Hingis (6-1, 7-5)

Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis
  • 2005 Australian Open Men's Tennis: Marat Safin of Russia wins his second and final Grand Slam title; beats Lleyton Hewitt 1-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4

Sport awardTennis Open

2005 93rd Women's Australian Open: Serena Williams beats Lindsay Davenport (2-6, 6-3, 6-0)

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
  • 2011 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 55-41

Sport awardTennis Open

2011 99th Men's Australian Open: Novak Đoković beats Andy Murray (6-4, 6-2, 6-3)

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion Andy Murray
Tennis Champion
Andy Murray
  • 2011 58th NHL All-Star Game: Team Lidstrom beats Team Staal 11-10 at Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 2016 104th Women's Australian Open: Angelique Kerber beats Serena Williams (6-4 3-6 6-4)