2015 Nominees: Amelie Mauresmo, Mary Pierce, Sergi Bruguera, Yevgeny Kafelnikov, David Hall, and Nancy Jeffett
NEWPORT, R.I., September 4, 2014 – French tennis greats Amelie Mauresmo and Mary Pierce, both two-time singles champions at Grand Slam tournaments, have been nominated to receive the highest honor in tennis—enshrinement in the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Two-time Roland Garros champion Sergi Bruguera of Spain and Russia’s Yevgeny Kafelnikov, winner of two singles titles and four doubles titles at Grand Slams, join Mauresmo and Pierce in the Recent Player Category of nominees. David Hall of Australia, a six-time ITF World Champion has been nominated in the Recent Player Category for Wheelchair Tennis. Longtime tennis industry leader Nancy Jeffett has been nominated in the Contributor Category in recognition of her lifetime commitment to the growth of the sport, particularly in the areas of women’s professional tennis and junior tennis development.Read more >
Pam Shriver honored with the Eugene L. Scott Award, Fila receives the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Award at the 2014 Legends Ball
NEWPORT, R.I., September 3, 2014 - On Friday, September 5, Hall of Fame tennis legends will gather with hundreds of tennis enthusiasts and industry leaders at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City for The Legends Ball presented by BNP Paribas, an annual social event hosted by the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum that celebrates tennis and honors some of the sport's greatest champions and contributors.
NEWPORT, R.I., September 10, 2014 - Todd Martin, a former ATP World Tour top-5 ranked player and a current member of the USTA Board of Directors, was elected as CEO of the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum on Friday, September 5 at the Hall of Fame's Annual Meeting. Martin has served as CEO-designate since April of this year.Read more >
Newport, R.I., January 10, 2014 – Sugarpova, a premium candy line that reflects the fun, fashionable, sweet side of international tennis sensation Maria Sharapova announced today their partnership with the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum in Newport, R.I.Read more >
Newport, R.I., March 17, 2014 - The International Tennis Hall of Fame presented the 2013 Samuel Hardy and Tennis Educational Merit Awards on Saturday, March 15. The awards were given during the International Tennis Hall of Fame Annual Awards Luncheon, which was held in conjunction with the United States Tennis Association's (USTA) Annual Meeting in Carlsbad, Calif. Hall of Fame President Stan Smith presented the awards, which are given annually to recognize great volunteers and leaders in the sport of tennis. Jon Vegosen, of Chicago, a Past Chairman of the Board and President of the USTA, received the prestigious Samuel Hardy Award. The Tennis Educational Merit Awards were presented to Anne Davis of Tallahassee, Fla., who has been active in community tennis and currently serves as USTA Manager of Play Days, and Bill Norris of Boca Raton, Fla., who has served tennis in the areas of athletic training and sports medicine since the early 1970s.