BADMINTON—MRS. JUDY DEVLIN HASHMAN, 31, an American living in England, won every event she entered at the U.S. Open championships in Flint, Mich. when she took her 12th ladies' singles title with an 11-3, 11-5 victory over Canadian champion Sharon Whittaker, then teamed with Rosine Jones of New York City for the doubles and with Scotland's J. R. Sydie for the mixed-doubles championships (page 65). In the men's events ERLAND KOPS of Denmark gained his third U.S. singles championship by beating Suresh Goel of India 15-2, 15-12 and his second doubles title as he teamed with Joe Alston of Pasadena, Calif.
BASKETBALL—NBA: PHILADELPHIA gained a 2-0 lead in the championship finals by defeating San Francisco 141-135 in overtime and 126-95 (page 28). Earlier in the week Boston lost its chance to win its ninth title in a row when the Celtics dropped the fifth game of the Eastern Division finals 140-116 and were eliminated by the 76ers four games to one. As usual, Wilt Chamberlain dominated the final game with 29 points, 36 rebounds and 13 assists. The Warriors, meanwhile, reached the championships with 123-102 and 112-107 victories over St. Louis to take the Western finals four games to two.
BOXING—Fifth-ranked heavyweight JOE FRAZIER of Philadelphia remained undefeated (15-0) when he knocked out Jeff Davis of Houston in the fifth round of a scheduled 10-rounder in Miami Beach.
Roger Rouse of Anaconda, Mont., the No. 2 light-heavyweight challenger who will fight the winner of next month's Dick Tiger- Jos� Torres championship bout, gained his 13th straight victory with a unanimous 10-round decision over Detroit's Henry Hank in Missoula, Mont.
GOLF—FRANK BEARD of Louisville birdied the last hole of the $100,000 Tournament of Champions in Las Vegas for a 72-hole total of 278 to defeat Arnold Palmer, who had closed with 64 (the lowest final round of his career), by one stroke.
HOCKEY—NHL: MONTREAL defeated New York 3-2 and 2-1 in overtime to sweep their Stanley Cup semifinal playoff in four straight games (page 32). In the Toronto- Chicago semifinals the Maple Leafs held a 3-2 lead in the best of seven series. After splitting the first two games Toronto beat Chicago 3-1 as Terry Sawchuk made 36 saves, but the Black Hawks evened the playoff with a 4-3 victory on Eric Nesterenko's third-period goal. The Maple Leafs then won the fifth game 4-2 when Pete Stemkowski broke a 2-2 tie with a goal early in the third period. Sawchuk, who replaced Starter Johnny Bower in the nets after the first period, was again outstanding as he shut out the Hawks over the last two periods.
HORSE RACING—Tartan Stable's second-favored DR. FAGER ($4.60), Manuel Ycaza aboard, gained a half-length victory over Mrs. Edith Bancroft's 2-to-1 favorite Damascus in the $57,800 Gotham mile at Aqueduct (page 74).
Santa Anita Derby winner RUKEN ($9), with Jockey Fernando Alvarez up, beat Successor, last year's 2-year-old champion, by a nose to take the seven-furlong 57,500 Spendthrift Purse, the first major Kentucky Derby prep, at Keeneland.
MOTOR SPORTS—World Drivers' Champion JACK BRABHAM of Australia, after setting a track record for one lap at 107.57 mph in the first heat, took the international spring trophy race at Oulton Park, England in his Formula I Brabham by two lengths over New Zealand teammate Dennis Hulme, also driving a Brabham.
SOCCER—The National Professional Soccer League opened its first season (the rival United Soccer Association does not begin play until May 27) as 45,210 turned out in five cities to watch the BALTIMORE BAYS shut out the Atlanta Chiefs 1-0, the LOS ANGELES TOROS edge the New York Generals 3-2, the CHICAGO SPURS beat the St. Louis Stars 2-1, the PHILADELPHIA SPARTANS shut out the Toronto Falcons 2-0 and the PITTSBURGH PHANTOMS lie the CALIFORNIA CLIPPERS 3-3 (page 68).