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Alex and Ani Ladies Day at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships!

Alex and Ani Ladies Day at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships!

A brand new event! Enjoy stylish looks for on and off the court, followed by a champagne brunch and tennis!

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2014 Samuel Hardy & Tennis Educational Merit Awards

2014 Samuel Hardy & Tennis Educational Merit Awards

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.

 
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Charlie Pasarell honored with Hall of Fame ring at the BNP Paribas Open

Charlie Pasarell honored with Hall of Fame ring at the BNP Paribas Open

Pasarell, who is the past Tournament Director, Owner, and Managing Partner, of the BNP Paribas Open was enshrined in the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2013.

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Class of 2014 celebrates World Tennis Day around the globe!

Class of 2014 celebrates World Tennis Day around the globe!

On Monday, in conjunction with World Tennis Day, we proudly announced the International Tennis Hall of Fame Class of 2014. The newly elected Hall of Famers then participated in World Tennis Day celebrations around the globe, from London to New York to Los Angeles. Next stop... Newport, Rhode Island for the Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony on July 12, 2014.

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Ivan Lendl, Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras presented Hall of Fame rings on World Tennis Day

Ivan Lendl, Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras presented Hall of Fame rings on World Tennis Day

 NEWPORT, R.I., March 3, 2014- Tennis fans around the globe celebrated World Tennis Day at a huge array of special events on March 3, and a highlight of it all was the World Tennis Day Showdown in London, featuring Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Ivan Lendl, and Pat Cash. Between matches, the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum hosted a special ceremony to present official Hall of Fame rings to Agassi, Sampras, and Lendl. All three former world No. 1's have been enshrined in the International Tennis Hall of Fame in recognition of their tremendous tennis achievements and the Hall of Fame rings are a symbol of this success.

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Class of 2014: Lindsay Davenport, Nick Bollettieri, Jane Brown Grimes, John Barrett, Chantal Vandierendonck

Class of 2014: Lindsay Davenport, Nick Bollettieri, Jane Brown Grimes, John Barrett, Chantal Vandierendonck

NEWPORT, R.I., March 3, 2014— Former world No. 1 and 6-time Grand Slam tournament champion Lindsay Davenport  has been elected to receive the highest honor in the sport of tennis—enshrinement in the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Joining Davenport in the Class of 2014 will be 5-time Paralympic medalist Chantal Vandierendonck, who was the first ITF World Champion for wheelchair tennis. Additionally, three individuals have been elected in recognition of their tremendous dedication toward the growth and development of the sport—legendary tennis coach Nick Bollettieri, who has guided 10 players to world No. 1 status; Jane Brown Grimes, who has held executive leadership roles with the WTA, USTA, and the International Tennis Hall of Fame; and British tennis broadcaster and author John Barrett.

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