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Barry MacKay (August 31, 1935 – June 15, 2012) was an American tennis player, tournament director and tennis broadcaster. While competing in college for the University of Michigan, he won the singles title at the 1957 NCAA Men's Tennis Championship to clinch the team title for Michigan. He was also a finalist in the 1957 NCAA doubles competition with Dick Potter. He competed on five United States Davis Cup teams from 1956 to 1960 and was a doubles finalist at the U.S. Open in 1958, with Sam Giammalva. He reached the singles semifinals at Wimbledon in 1959, losing to Rod Laver. He was seeded #1 at the French Championships in 1960, and reached the Quarterfinals. He had won the Italian Championships in early May, beating defending champion, Luis Ayala, in five sets. MacKay has twice won the Pacific Coast Championships, now the SAP Open, first in 1959, and again in 1960, when he won ten more tournaments, to earn the No. 1 ranking in the United States. Also in 1960, he won the Bob Hope Award for the Amateur Athlete of the Year.

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Age: 76 (age at death)
Born: 31 August, 1935, Place of Birth
Died: 15 June, 2012, Place of Death
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: One line executive summary

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