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BARBARA BREIT 

larry beinfest inductee socal jewsish sports hall of fame

Tennis - 2015

Barbara Breit was United States Girls’ 18’s National Hardcourt Singles Champion in 1954 and 1955, and U.S. Junior Outdoor Doubles Champion in 1954 and 1955. Barbara made the World Singles top 10 rankings twice: #8 in 1955, #7 in 1957.

Breit was U.S. ranked: #6-1954, #7-1955 in Singles, and #3 in Doubles in 1955. She wrote a book, “Improving Your Tennis Game” back in 1973 that was designed to correct the basic mistakes a player would make in their game.

She also was a regular tennis columnist in the 1970’s. She attended North Hollywood High School locally. Breit was inducted to the Los Angeles City Section High School Hall of Fame in 2011 for her tennis accomplishments.