First Name: Barry
Last Name: Shakespeare
Sport: Tennis
Inductee Type: Athlete
Year Inducted: 2003
Home Town: Halifax
County: Halifax County

Barry Shakespeare of Halifax was the Nova Scotia Junior Tennis Champion in 1959-62, 1965-67 and again in 1969. Additionally, he was the Canadian Junior Tennis Champion in 1960-63 and 1965. He was a member of the Canada’s Junior Davis Cup Team in 1963. He was a Canadian representative 17 times in international play. He was the Head Coach of the University of Mississippi tennis team in 1970 and 1971.

Mr. Shakespeare will be inducted posthumously.

Barry passed away on April 14th, 2003.


• 1959-65 Won 3 Canadian Junior Singles Titles
• 1959-65 Won National Open Doubles Championship
• 1959-65 National Finalist on Two Occasions
• 1959-65 2 Singles Titles ON Junior Championships
• Won 1962 Cdn Open Jr Doubles Championship
• Excelled in Basketball, Badminton, Track & Field
• Won Cdn Juvenile Basketball Championship 1964 QEH
• Won Prov Headmasters Basketball Championship QEH
• Won NS Headmasters Badminton Singles Title QEH
• On National Tennis Team at UBC
• At Dalhousie Won 2 NS Singles Titles
• At Dalhousie Won 2 Doubles Championships