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John Edward Barrett

First name:
John Edward
Family name:
Barrett
Nationality:
Great Britain
Gender:
M
Age:
86 years
Date of birth:
1931-04-17
Place of birth:
London, Great Britain

Memo(s)

   John Barrett has spent a lifetime in tennis. Married to 1961 Wimbledon champion Angela Mortimer, who amassed a 3-2 record in Grand Slam singles finals, and has two children. He was educated at University College School in Hampstead, London, and St John's College, Cambridge. A Slazenger-sponsored player [and later director], he first competed at 1950 Wimbledon and retired in 1970, having played Ken Rosewall three times. Member of Great Britain’s Davis Cup squad in 1956-57 (1-0 record), captain in 1959-62, and nationally ranked player from 1952-1970. From 1965 to 1968 he was Director of the Lawn Tennis Association Training Squad and qualified as a Lawn Tennis Association coach in 1969, working with future British players David Lloyd and Paul Hutchins. He has founded and directed many different tennis events for young players such as the BP International Tennis Fellowship (1968-80), the BP Cup, and international under-21 team event (1973-80) and the Pepsi-Cola Junior International Series (1975-79). A member of the All England Lawn Tennis Club since 1955, he was appointed a committee member in 1989 and now serves as a Vice-President. He was also a member of the ATP (1972-73) and the International Lawn Tennis Club of Great Britain, which he joined in 1953 and is a former chairman and president. Was a BBC television commentator from 1971 until the conclusion of 2006 Wimbledon, and also worked for television networks in Australia (Channel Nine), Canada, Hong Kong and United States (HBO and ESPN). He has also worked as tennis correspondent for the Financial Times of London (1964-2006) and was an editorial consultant for Serve and Volley, the Lawn Tennis Association magazine. Also produced World of Tennis annual (1969-2001), Tennis and Racket Games (1975), Play Tennis With Rosewall (1975), 100 Wimbledon Championships: A Celebration (1986), From Where I Sit (with Dan Maskell, 1988), Oh! I Say (also with Maskell, 1989), Wimbledon: The Official History of the Championships (2001) and Centre Court: The Jewel in Wimbledon's Crown (2009). He is also president of the Dan Maskell Trust, which was set up in April 1997 by The British Tennis Foundation to raise money to help disabled people to play tennis. Considers 1984 Wimbledon final (McEnroe-Connors) the greatest display of grass-court tennis he has ever seen. Outside of tennis, John lists his interests as music, theatre and reading. In 2007, he was awarded an ‘Order of the British Empire' for his service to sports broadcasting, and the Ron Bookman Media Excellence Award.

Bio: James Buddell

Stats

Matches in database: 402
Victories in database: 196
Tournaments won in database: 7

Results

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Barrett, John Edward d. Black, Donald L.M. (6-1 6-3 8-10 1-6 9-7)


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Kumar, Naresh d. Barrett, John Edward (3-6 6-2 6-1 3-6 ?-?)


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Barrett, John Edward d. Kitovitz, Norman (2-6 6-1 6-2 1-6 6-3)

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Salomon, Frank Selwyn d. Barrett, John Edward (4-6 6-3 11-13 12-10 6-2)


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Iles, Clay d. Barrett, John Edward (4-6 9-7 6-4 6-2)


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Ulrich, Torben d. Barrett, John Edward (4-6 0-6 6-3 6-3 6-3)


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Barrett, John Edward d. Lloyd, David Alan (6-8 2-6 13-11 6-2 6-1)

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Komaromy, Ferenc d. Barrett, John Edward (6-2 6-4 5-7 4-6 7-5)


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Round 4


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Barrett, John Edward/Clifton, John Graham - Boutard, Claude/Duxin, Christian
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