Barbara Jordan (tennis)
|Country||23x15px United States|
April 2, 1957|
|Height||5'5" ft. (165 cm.)|
|Highest ranking||No. 37 (December,1980)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||W (1979)|
|French Open||2R (1981)|
|Wimbledon||3R (1978, 1980, 1983)|
|US Open||3R (1979)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||QF (1979)|
|French Open||SF (1984)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
|French Open||W (1983)|
Barbara Jordan (born April 2, 1957, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.) is a former professional female tennis player from the United States who won the 1979 Australian Open singles title; $50,000 dollar first prize.
Jordan also won the mixed doubles title at the 1983 French Open with Eliot Teltscher. Jordan was a three-time All-American at Stanford University where she obtained her degree in economics in three years. She won the 1978 AIAW College National doubles with sister, Kathy, in 1978. Jordan made her first appearance on Hewlett-Packard/WITA (WTA) computer in August 1977 at No. 95. Was a five time member of WITA (WTA) Board of Directors, Served as Chairman of the Tournament Committee in 1980. Jordan also won the USTA under 21-National Championship in 1978 in singles and doubles. She went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from UCLA. She is the sister of tennis player Kathy Jordan.
Grand Slam finals
|Outcome||Year||Championship||Surface||Opponent in the final||Score in the final|
|Winner||1979||Australian Open||Grass||23x15px Sharon Walsh||6–3, 6–3|
|Outcome||Year||Championship||Surface||Partner||Opponents in the final||Score in the final|
|Winner||1983||French Open||Clay||23x15px Eliot Teltscher|| 23x15px Leslie Allen
23x15px Charles Strode
HALL OF FAME - Barbara has been inducted in the ITA Women's Hall of Fame, the USTA Hall of Fame, the Stanfor Hall of Fame and others
- Gossett, Peggy; Teitelbaum, Mike; Bloch Shallouf, Renee; Riach, Ros; Hinkley, Suzanne; Hanlon, Maureen. 1987 WITA Media Guide. p. 139.
- Barbara Jordan at the Women's Tennis Association (which as of 10/21/2014 shows no participation in the 1979 Australian Open and an incorrect career high ranking)
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