February 3, 2014
Message from the ITHF Chairman
Last week the City of Newport Zoning Board approved our final plans to totally update and refurbish the museum that showcases the global sport of tennis, to build a new tennis facility that will house 3 indoor courts and add 3 indoor/outdoor courts to our property, to build new offices and retail space, and to renovate the center court and other spaces at the historic Hall of Fame facility. Read more...
Newport Daily News Reports: Great Progress on Hall of Fame Expansion Project
The International Tennis Hall of Fame received permission Tuesday night to demolish four buildings on Memorial Boulevard and to move a fifth to make way for a new tennis complex at the site that will include indoor and outdoor courts, a fitness center, locker rooms, offices and retail locations. Read more...
August 12, 2013
Tennis Hall of Fame Launches Capital Campaign for Museum Upgrades & Property Improvements
The International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum in Newport, Rhode Island has embarked on an extensive capital campaign with the goals of creating a cohesive campus and world-class tennis facility and offering an enhanced experience for visitors and the local community, all while supporting the organization’s mission of preserving the history of tennis and promoting the sport. It has been 12 years since the organization has led a major capital campaign. To accomplish the objectives of this project, the campaign has a financial goal of $15.7 million. Fundraising for the campaign has been underway for approximately one year, and at the organization’s meeting of the Board of Directors on July 13, 2013 it was announced that $10,556,000 of the necessary $15.7 million has been secured. Read more...