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Ann Barclay

Year Inducted1994 HometownVancouver, British Columbia

Major Accomplishments

Top-ranked women’s player in Canadian tennis from 1961-1964

Collected both the singles and doubles titles at the 1962 Canadian Open, and defended the singles championship in 1963.

Represented Canada in the inaugural Federation Cup in 1963 (know today as Fed Cup).

Ranked No, 1 in Canada in 1959 and 1960 and then achieved the top spot for the next four years.


Ann Barclay was a finalist in the Canadian Open Ladies Singles in 1960 (losing to Donna Floyd) and 1961 (losing to Britain’s Ann Haydon).

She collected both the singles and doubles titles (with partner, Louise Brown) at the 1962 event (now Rogers Cup) and defended her singles championship in 1963. Barclay defeated Hall of Famer Louise Brown in both singles finals.

Barclay competed on the Canadian Fed Cup team in 1963 in both singles and doubles, with partner Louise Brown. Canada lost 3-0 in the first round to a strong English team.