Lois Moyes Bickle

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Lois Moyes Bickle
Lois moyes.jpg
Moyes, c. 1911
Full name Lois Moyes Bickle
Country (sports) Canada Canada
Born (1881-07-28)28 July 1881
Bedford Park, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died 15 November 1952(1952-11-15) (aged 71)
Ontario, Canada
Plays Right-handed
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open SF (1909)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open F (1909)

Lois Wilkie Moyes Bickle (née Moyes; 28 July 1881 – 15 November 1952) was a female tennis player from Canada who was active in the first decades of the 20th century.

She won a record ten singles titles (1906–1908, 1910, 1913, 1914, 1920–1922, 1924) at the Canadian Championships. In addition she won nine Canadian Championships doubles titles (1910, 1913, 1914, 1919-1924). Eight of these were won partnering Florence Best whom she defeated in the 1913, 1914 and 1920 singles final. In 1913 and 1921 Moyes Bickle also won the mixed doubles title.[1]

In 1910 and 1914 she won the singles title at the Niagara International Tennis Tournament.

Moyes Bickle reached the semifinal of the singles event at the 1909 U.S. Championships which she lost in straight sets to Louise Hammond.[2][3][4] In 1922 she defeated Leslie Bancroft in the final of the singles event at the U.S. Women's Clay Court Championships in Buffalo.[5]

She married Harold "Harry" Bickle on 28 September 1912 in Deer Park, Toronto.[6]

In 1991 she was inducted into the Canadian Tennis Hall of Fame.[1]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles (1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1909 U.S. National Championships Grass United States Dorothy Green United States Hazel Hotchkiss
United States Edith Rotch
1–6, 1–6


  1. ^ a b "Canadian Tennis Hall of Fame". Tennis Canada. 
  2. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis : an authoritative encyclopedia and record book (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 467. ISBN 9780942257700. 
  3. ^ "New York Woman Wins". The New York Times. 24 June 1909. 
  4. ^ "Canadian Tennis Champion Loses to Miss Hammond". San Francisco Call, Volume 106, Number 24. 24 June 1909. 
  5. ^ "Canadian woman is clay court victor" (PDF). The New York Times. July 9, 1922. 
  6. ^ "Society". The Toronto World. 30 September 1912. p. 8 – via Google News Archive. 

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