Sporting Highlights for 1935

Here are some of the sporting highlights in the world of sport for 1935.

Gene Sarazen is one among the small group of golfers who have won all the four majors. He won the newly inaugurated major, the Masters Tournament, for his seventh and last major title. Sam Parks, Alf Perry, and Johnny Revolta won the U.S. Open, The Open Championship, and the PGA Championship respectively for the only major wins of their career.

Opal Hill won the only women's major tournament conducted that year for her first career title. She also repeated at the event the following year for her second career major win.

Helen Wills Moody, one of the all-time great women's tennis player, won the Wimbledon for the seventh time in her career. She also won, the Wimbledon one more time in the future, the US Open on seven different occasions, and the French Open four times, to finish her spectacular career with 19 total grand slam titles.

Fred Perry continued his amazing run at the grand slam events from the previous year by winning two more grand slam titles at the French Open and the Wimbledon. His run also continued in the following year where he picked up two more slam titles. Jack Crawford won the Australian Open for the fourth time which was his sixth and final win at a grand slam event.

Below is a timeline of some significant results in the world of sport for the year 1935.

Date Results
Jan Tennis Australia Open won by Jack Crawford and Dorothy Round
April Golf Masters won by Gene Sarazen
May Tennis French Open won by Fred Perry and Hilde Sperling
June Golf US Open won by Sam Parks, Jr
July the Cycling Tour de France won by Romain Maes
July Tennis Wimbledon won by Fred Perry and Helen Moody
July Golf British Open won by Alf Perry
Aug Golf US PGA won by Johnny Revolta
Sep Tennis US National Championship won by Wilmer Allison and Helen Jacobs
Oct The Baseball World Series won by Detroit Tigers

Please note that the dates for past events are not always known, and are sometimes just placed in the month that the current event is held. If no exact date is listed, then it is just an estimated month that it was held.

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