Catherine Barclay

Catherine Barclay (born 12 June 1973) is a former professional tennis player from Australia.

Catherine Barclay
Country (sports) Australia
ResidenceSydney, New South Wales
Born (1973-06-12) 12 June 1973 (age 47)
Sydney, New South Wales
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize moneyUSD $416,331
Singles
Career record149–166
Highest rankingNo. 157 (23 November 1998)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1991, 1998, 1999)
Doubles
Career record304–185
Highest rankingNo. 32 (20 July 1998)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1996)
French Open3R (1993, 1998)
WimbledonQF (1998)
US Open2R (1996, 1998)

Barclay's parents were the owners of a tennis facility in Sydney, and she began playing tennis at the age of eight.[1]

In her junior career, she was a winner of the Wimbledon girls doubles.

In her professional career, she won three ITF titles in singles and 30 in doubles. She was a quarterfinalist in the Wimbledon women's doubles and mixed doubles. In the 2002 season, she won two double titles on the WTA Tour.

On 30 August 2000, she was awarded the Australian Sports Medal for her strong commitment to tennis.[2]

She retired in 2004.

In 2003, she married to field hockey player Christopher Reitz of Germany, and they reside in Sydney, Australia.

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Doubles (2–6)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (2–6)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 12 June 1994 Birmingham, United Kingdom Grass   Kerry-Anne Guse   Zina Garrison
  Larisa Savchenko
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 21 July 1997 Warsaw, Poland Clay   Meike Babel   Ruxandra Dragomir
  Inés Gorrochategui
4–6, 0–6
Runner-up 3. 18 April 1999 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Corina Morariu
  Kimberly Po
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 4. 24 June 2000 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass   Karina Habšudová   Erika deLone
  Nicole Pratt
6–7(4), 3–4 ret.
Runner-up 5. 23 July 2000 Knokke-Heist, Belgium Clay   Eva Dyrberg   Giulia Casoni
  Iroda Tulyaganova
6–2, 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 13 January 2002 Hobart, Australia Hard   Christina Wheeler   Tathiana Garbin
  Rita Grande
2–6, 6–7(3)
Winner 1. 21 April 2002 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Émilie Loit   Elena Bovina
  Zsófia Gubacsi
4–6, 6–3, 6–3
Winner 2. 17 June 2002 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass   Martina Müller   Bianka Lamade
  Magdalena Maleeva
6–4, 7–5

ITF FinalsEdit

Singles (3–7)Edit

Legend
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 14 October 1990 Matsuyama, Japan Hard   Rika Hiraki 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 17 May 1992 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Paola Suárez 4–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 21 March 1993 Canberra, Australia Grass   Jane Taylor 6–4, 4–6, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 28 March 1993 Bendigo, Australia Grass   Jane Taylor 6–4, 0–6, 6–7
Winner 5. 11 October 1993 Kuroshio, Japan Hard   Hiroko Mochizuki 2–6, 6–1, 6–2
Winner 6. 6 November 1994 Saga, Japan Grass   Annabel Ellwood 6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 7. 4 May 1997 Balaguer, Spain Clay   Noelia Serra 6–3, 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 21 September 1997 Taipei, Chinese Taipei Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse 4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 9. 25 October 1998 Gold Coast, Australia Hard   Alicia Molik 4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 10. 15 November 1998 Bendigo, Australia Hard   Cindy Watson 6–3, 0–6, 5–7

Doubles (30–15)Edit

Outcome No Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Winner 1. 12 February 1990 Adelaide, Australia Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Maija Avotins
  Joanne Limmer
6–0, 6–0
Runner-up 2. 13 May 1990 Swansea, United Kingdom Clay   Louise Stacey   Nicole Pratt
  Kirrily Sharpe
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 20 May 1990 Bournemouth, United Kingdom Clay   Louise Stacey   Nicole Pratt
  Kirrily Sharpe
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 4. 30 September 1990 Kuroshio, Japan Clay   Angie Cunningham   Naoko Kinoshita
  Emiko Takahashi
4–6, 6–4, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 14 October 1990 Matsuyama, Japan Clay   Angie Cunningham   Kerry-Anne Guse
  Kristine Kunce
7–6, 3–6, ret.
Runner-up 6. 6 May 1991 Lee-on-the-Solent, United Kingdom Clay   Robyn Mawdsley   Anke Marchl
  Christina Singer
6–4, 6–7, 1–6
Winner 7. 25 November 1991 Mildura, Australia Hard   Louise Stacey   Ingelise Driehuis
  Louise Pleming
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 8. 18 May 1992 Tortosa, Spain Clay   Martina Crha   Maria-Farnes Capistrano
  Katarzyna Teodorowicz-Lisowska
6–4, 2–6, 5–7
Winner 9. 16 November 1992 Mount Gambier, Australia Clay   Louise Stacey   Janette Husárová
  Eva Martincová
7–6(7), 6–7(4), 7–6(3)
Winner 10. 6 December 1992 Mildura, Australia Hard   Louise Stacey   Michelle Jaggard-Lai
  Elizabeth Smylie
6–3, 6–4
Winner 11. 7 March 1993 Mildura, Australia Grass   Kirrily Sharpe   Kate McDonald
  Jane Taylor
6–1, 6–2
Winner 12. 14 November 1993 Bendigo, Australia Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Jo-Anne Faull
  Kirrily Sharpe
6–2, 3–6, 7–6
Winner 13. 5 December 1993 Mildura, Australia Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Jo-Anne Faull
  Kirrily Sharpe
6–3, 6–2
Winner 14. 30 October 1994 Tarakan, Indonesia Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Yone Kamio
  Naoko Kijimuta
6–2, 6–3
Winner 15. 21 November 1994 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard   Shannan McCarthy   Maja Murić
  Louise Pleming
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 16. 11 December 1994 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Kristin Godridge
  Kirrily Sharpe
2–6, 7–6, 4–6
Runner-up 17. 12 December 1994 Mildura, France Grass   Louise Pleming   Catherine Tanvier
  Vanessa Webb
6–7, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 18. 8 May 1995 Szczecin, Poland Clay   Shirli-Ann Siddall   Kristin Godridge
  Kirrily Sharpe
5–7, 7–5, 7–6(4)
Runner-up 19. 23 July 1995 Wilmington, United States Hard   Audra Keller   Tessa Price
  Clare Wood
6–3, 1–6, 1–6
Winner 20. 4 December 1995 Port Pirie, Australia Hard   Jenny Byrne   Mareze Joubert
  Joanne Limmer
6–1, 6–3
Winner 21. 5 May 1996 Seoul, South Korea Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Benjamas Sangaram
  Choi Young-ja
6–1, 6–2
Winner 22. 6 May 1996 Seoul, South Korea Clay   Kerry-Anne Guse   Yuko Hosoki
  Yuka Tanaka
4–6, 6–0, 6–3
Runner-up 23. 10 November 1996 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard   Kirrily Sharpe   Lisa McShea
  Joanne Limmer
4–6, 6–2, 5–7
Winner 24. 17 November 1996 Port Pirie, Australia Hard   Kirrily Sharpe   Lisa McShea
  Joanne Limmer
7–6, 7–6
Winner 25. 15 December 1996 Hope Island, Australia Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Lisa McShea
  Joanne Limmer
6–4, 6–4
Winner 26. 8 June 1997 Surbiton, United Kingdom Grass   Kerry-Anne Guse   Debbie Graham
  Kristine Kunce
3–6, 6–4, 7–6
Winner 27. 14 September 1997 Seoul, South Korea Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Park Sung-hee
  Wang Shi-ting
4–6, 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 28. 15 September 1997 Taipei, Chinese Taipei Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Choi Young-ja
  Kim Eun-ha
6–1, 4–6, 3–6
Winner 29. 10 November 1997 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard   Kim Eun-ha   Renee Reid
  Réka Vidáts
6–3, 6–2
Winner 30. 30 November 1997 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Nannie de Villiers
  Lisa McShea
6–3, 7–5
Winner 31. 15 February 1998 Midland, United States Hard (i)   Kerry-Anne Guse   Olga Barabanschikova
  Erika deLone
6–2, 6–4
Winner 32. 22 February 1998 Rochester, United States Hard (i)   Kerry-Anne Guse   Nannie de Villiers
  Ginger Helgeson-Nielsen
6–4, 6–4
Winner 33. 26 April 1998 Shenzhen, China Hard   Kim Eun-ha   Gail Biggs
  Tomoe Hotta
6–3, 6–2
Winner 34. 3 May 1998 Gifu, Japan Grass   Kerry-Anne Guse   Cho Yoon-jeong
  Park Sung-hee
7–6(3), 6–4
Winner 35. 11 October 1998 Saga, Japan Grass   Alicia Molik   Evie Dominikovic
  Bryanne Stewart
7–6, 6–4
Runner-up 36. 18 October 1998 Seoul, South Korea Clay   Choi Young-ja   Shinobu Asagoe
  Kirstin Freye
2–6, 6–7
Winner 37. 25 October 1998 Gold Coast, Australia Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Lisa McShea
  Trudi Musgrave
6–4, 6–2
Winner 38. 15 November 1998 Bendigo, Australia Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Dawn Buth
  Vanessa Webb
6–7, 6–3, 6–1
Winner 39. 22 November 1998 Port Pirie, Australia Hard   Trudi Musgrave   Amanda Grahame
  Bryanne Stewart
5–7, 7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 40. 29 November 1998 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard   Trudi Musgrave   Danielle Jones
  Vanessa Webb
3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 41. 28 March 1999 Atlanta, United States Hard   Katie Schlukebir   Lenka Němečková
  Meilen Tu
3–6, 3–6
Winner 42. 3 October 1999 Seoul, South Korea Hard   Kim Eun-ha   Tamarine Tanasugarn
  Park Sung-hee
4–6, 6–4, 6–2
Winner 43. 9 October 1999 Saga, Japan Grass   Vanessa Webb   Kim Eun-ha
  Petra Rampre
6–7, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 44. 30 July 2000 Dublin, Ireland Carpet   Andrea van den Hurk   Trudi Musgrave
  Lorna Woodroffe
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 45. 19 November 2001 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard   Christina Wheeler   Evie Dominikovic
  Samantha Stosur
1–6, 7–6(5), 4–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WTA Tennis – Catherine Barclay-Reitz – Bio". WTA. Retrieved 6 January 2018. Started playing at age 8. Parents, Vincent and Caroline, are tennis proprietors [...] In juniors, won 1991 Wimbledon doubles and QF in singles at 1991 Wimbledon and Australian Open
  2. ^ "Catherine Barclay". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 15 January 2012.

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