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Lois Moyes Bickle

Year Inducted1991 HometownVancouver, British Columbia

Major Accomplishments

Won a record 10 Canadian international singles titles (1906-1908, 1910, 1913, 1914, 1920-1922, 1924).
Nine-time Canadian Open women’s doubles champion (1910, 1913, 1914, 1919-1924).
Won Canadian mixed doubles title twice (1913 and 1921).


“International interest attached to the woman’s singles lawn tennis tournament, begun at the Longwood Cricket Club today, due to the presence of Miss Lois Moyes of Toronto, Canada, the four-time Canadian champion of her sex. Miss Moyes went through to the third round today without being obliged to exert herself. She proved a strong, steady player, and a formidable rival for the challenge trophy, held by Mrs. Barger-Wallach of New York and Newport. In her second round match Miss Moyes defeated Miss Harriot S. Curtis, former National woman’s champion golfer, 6-2, 6-0. In her other match Miss Moyes defeated Miss Sarah G. Chase of this city, 6-0, 6-0.” (New York Times, September 27, 1910).

Lois Moyes Bickle was not only a tough singles competitor, but when paired with Florence Best they were truly a force to be reckoned with. Eight of her women’s doubles titles were won with Best. Bickle also defeated her doubles partner three times in 1913, 1914 and 1920 when she took the championship title.