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Behind the Scenes with the Class of 2017

8/17/2017

Induction into a Hall of Fame is the ultimate honor for an athlete. It is representative of the sum of their career achievements, and for many, an emotional topping on a lifelong passion for a sport and highly intense careers. An annual highlight of Hall of Fame Weekend is when the incoming Hall of Famers get to see their names listed among the greatest champions of our sport for the first time and have the opportunity to enjoy a look back at their own careers while touring their individual tribute exhibits in the museum.

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Tennis Cambodia honored with inaugural ITHF Global Organization of Distinction Award

8/4/2017

Tennis Cambodia was awarded the inaugural International Tennis Hall of Fame Global Organization of Distinction Award in recognition of its outstanding achievements in rebuilding tennis in the nation following the sport’s eradication during the genocide by the Khmer Rouge regime in the 1970s. The award was presented by the International Tennis Hall of Fame in partnership with the International Tennis Federation at the 2017 ITF Annual General Meeting in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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In Memoriam: Hall of Famer Mervyn Rose

7/26/2017

Australian tennis great and Class of 2001 Hall of Famer Mervyn Rose passed away on July 23 at age 87. Rose left his mark on the tennis world in a variety of ways - as a major champion and top player, a transformative coach, and a big, bold personality.

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Everyone's a Fan! Celebrating the Class of 2017

7/25/2017
It was not just those who were inducted that celebrated the highest honor in tennis! Tennis Hall of Famers, stars, and celebrities congratulated the newest members of the Tennis Hall of Fame on Twitter! Read More

Here for the First Time

7/24/2017

Tennis journalist Nick McCarvel's first-person account of his first ever experience at the International Tennis Hall of Fame and being part of of the celebrations for this amazing class of Hall of Famers.

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The ITHF Class of 2017 - Ceremony Highlights

7/24/2017

An incredible celebration for an inspiring group of individuals! Watch their full induction speeches.

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Dell Technologies & ITHF: Transforming the Museum Experience

7/17/2017

The International Tennis Hall of Fame has embarked on a multi-year project to digitize our vast museum collection. Through the generous support of Dell Technologies, we have acquired a Dell EMC Isilon Scale-out NAS storage system that will enable us to build a comprehensive digital archive that can be used to engage with tennis fans around the globe, to encourage online learning, and to build new programs.

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Class of 2017 Exhibits!

7/14/2017

The International Tennis Hall of Fame is thrilled to induct the Class of 2017 this month. In addition to the induction and various tribute activities, the Museum has two exhibits highlighting the dynamic individuals being recognized for their careers.

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FILA and International Tennis Hall of Fame Launch Commemorative Kim Clijsters Collection

7/13/2017

To commemorate Kim Clijsters’ upcoming International Tennis Hall of Fame induction and longstanding relationship with FILA, the company has released a special collection in her honor. The apparel and accessory range is a limited-edition reissue of the brand’s iconic farewell collection worn by Clijsters in 2012. The line will be available exclusively at the International Tennis Hall of Fame, beginning on July 17.

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Justine Henin honored with Hall of Fame ring at Wimbledon

7/13/2017

Seven-time Major Champion Justine Henin was honored in a special presentation at Wimbledon this week, where she received her Hall of Fame ring. "For a little girl that was dreaming... being part of the history of game is something much more than I could have expected," remarked Henin, in regards to her Hall of Fame status.

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