Barbara Jordan (born April 2, 1957) is a former professional female tennis player from the United States who won the 1979 Australian Open singles title.
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 Jordan in 1978. Jordan made her first appearance on the (WTA) computer in August 1977 at No. 95. She was a five-time member of WTA board of directors as well as 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.
Grand Slam tournament finals
Singles (1 title)
|Winner||1979||Australian Open||Grass||Sharon Walsh||6–3, 6–3|
Mixed doubles (1 runner up)
|Winner||1983||French Open||Clay||Eliot Teltscher|| Leslie Allen
Grand Slam tournament performance timeline
|Grand Slam tournaments|
|Australian Open||A||A||A||W||A||A||A||1R||A||A||1 / 2|
|French Open||A||A||1R||1R||2R||1R||1R||1R||A||0 / 6|
|Wimbledon||A||3R||2R||3R||A||2R||3R||A||1R||0 / 6|
|US Open||3R||1R||3R||2R||2R||1R||1R||A||1R||0 / 8|
|Strike Rate||0 / 1||0 / 2||1 / 4||0 / 3||0 / 2||0 / 3||0 / 4||0 / 1||0 / 2||1 / 22|
Note: The Australian Open was held twice in 1977, in January and December.
Jordan has been inducted in the ITA Women's Hall of Fame, the USTA Hall of Fame, the Stanford Hall of Fame and others