News & Blog

Celebrating 40 Years of Championships

7/1/2016

This is a special week for tennis in Newport, as the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships for the Van Alen Cup marks its 40th anniversary of bringing ATP World Tour action to the historic courts of Newport. The event in 1976 was considered an exhibition, with the tournament becoming officially sanctioned in 1977.

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New Museum Offerings for Summer 2016!

7/1/2016
Fun for the whole family this summer at the Tennis Hall of Fame Museum. New Museum Tour and Play Tennis on the Grass Courts. Read More

Tennis Hall of Fame Partners with ITF in Commitment to Contribute to Development Program

6/23/2016

The fund is a collaboration among tennis organizations to create competitive tennis opportunities, particularly in developing nations.

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Jimmy Connors & Monica Seles to Serve as Presenters at the 2016 Induction Ceremony

6/22/2016

Connors will present 2016 inductee Marat Safin, while Seles will introduce Justine Henin at the ceremony. Class of 2015 Hall of Famer Amelie Mauresmo will be honored as she was unable to attend last year.

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"Tennis in Newport: The Casino and Jimmy Van Alen” - A Special Exhibition at Redwood Library

6/8/2016

The early history of the Newport Casino and Jimmy Van Alen’s role in establishing the International Tennis Hall of Fame are examined in a collaborative exhibition in the Peirce Prince Gallery at the Redwood Library & Athenæum. The exhibition is divided into two sections, the first titled, “The Casino: Newport’s Playground” and the second, “Jimmy Van Alen: Newport’s Last Grand Homme.”

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A Grand Celebration! A Hall of Fame Ring for Amelie Mauresmo at Roland Garros

6/5/2016 Ring

While Amelie was unable to attend her 2015 induction ceremony due to the birth of her child, her recognition as a Hall of Famer was celebrated in grand style on court prior to the Roland Garros women's final, with a wonderful gathering of her friends, fans, and many fellow Hall of Famers.

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Love FILA by Marion Bartoli

6/2/2016

FILA has teamed up with 2013 Wimbledon Champion, Marion Bartoli, to create a limited-edition spring 2016 tennis collection. The collaboration, dubbed LOVE FILA BY MARION BARTOLI, features a range of women’s court-ready chic styles, bringing a touch of high-end fashion to the game.

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Guga Kuerten named Global Ambassador for the International Tennis Hall of Fame

The announcement was made today at Roland Garros, where the Brazilian star and 2012 Hall of Fame inductee is a three-time past champion. Kuerten will represent the organization at upcoming special events, particularly in South America, and will support efforts to build awareness for the Hall of Fame's mission among the worldwide tennis community.

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Vittorio Selmi honored with the Golden Achievement Award

5/16/2016

The award was presented in a special ceremony at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome by the International Tennis Hall of Fame and the International Tennis Federation (ITF), in recognition of Vittorio Selmi's outstanding service to tennis.

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The Curator's Corner: From Our Vaults to Your Home

5/9/2016

Introducing the Museum Collection, inspired by the permanent collection of the Museum at the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

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