Sport: Who Won

¶Frank Sedgman and Ken McGregor, Australia's Davis Cup tennis team, who got off to a winging start in defense of the Davis Cup by whipping the U.S.'s best without losing a set in the opening singles matches in Melbourne. Sedgman, playing at the top of his form, blasted U.S. Playing Captain Vic Seixas, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3; then McGregor trounced a tiring Tony Trabert, 11-9, 6-4, 6-1.

¶Heavyweight Champion Rocky Marciano, who was named by Ring magazine as "Fighter of the Year." ^ Seattle University Basketball Player Johnny O'Brien, who set a national scoring...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!