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Class of 2017 Celebrated at the Australian Open

More than 20 Hall of Famers gathered on court at Rod Laver Arena to officially welcome the Class of 2017 before a crowd of Aussie tennis fans. Read More

ITHF Class of 2017 Announced!

Former world No. 1's Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick have been elected to receive the highest honor in tennis – induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Joining them in the Hall of Fame Class of 2017 will be Monique Kalkman-van den Bosch, a 4-time Paralympic medalist in wheelchair tennis, being honored for her remarkable career. Additionally, two individuals will be inducted in the Contributor Category - distinguished tennis historian and journalist Steve Flink, and Vic Braden, a groundbreaking tennis instructor who will be inducted posthumously. Read More

Andy Roddick, a Hall of Famer by "Sustained Excellence" - NY Times

Ahead of this week's announcement of the ITHF Class of 2017, tennis journalist Chris Clarey of The New York Times caught up with Andy Roddick on the news. Read More

Ivan Ljubičić honored with Davis Cup Award of Excellence by ITHF and ITF


At the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Final, the International Tennis Hall of Fame (ITHF) and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) honored former Croatian Davis Cup great Ivan Ljubičić with the 2016 Davis Cup Award of Excellence.

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In Memoriam: Hall of Famer Gardnar Mulloy


He was a five-time major champion in doubles, but his longevity in the game was a huge part of what made him such a legend. He was playing competitively into his nineties, and loving every minute of it," said Stan Smith, president of the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

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Nathalie Tauziat honored with Fed Cup Award of Excellence by ITHF and ITF


At today's Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final, the International Tennis Hall of Fame and the International Tennis Federation honored former French Fed Cup standout Nathalie Tauziat with the 2016 Fed Cup Award of Excellence. The award was presented on court during the 2016 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Final in Strasbourg, France, which is being contested between France and Czech Republic.

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Curator's Corner: In the Museum with Guga Kuerten

Lauded in Brazil for his contributions to the sport of tennis and his philanthropic efforts, Gustavo "Guga" Kuerten’s incredible legacy will also be forever celebrated at the ITHF, where he was inducted as a Hall of Famer in 2012. Today, items representing some of the greatest moments of his storied career are among the 2,000 artifacts on display in the museum at the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

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Catching Up With Guga

11/8/2016 Guga Kuerten

Last month, the International Tennis Hall of Fame had a chance to catch up with one of our Global Ambassadors, Gustavo “Guga” Kuerten, in his native Brazil during Semana Guga Kuerten (Guga Kuerten Week) - the largest junior tennis event in the world. With 58,000 fans in attendance, a special exhibit that the ITHF created with Guga exposed crowds of tennis enthusiasts to the highlights of Kuerten's Hall of Fame career. During the week, Kuerten visited the exhibit and shared personal insight into his featured accomplishments.

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The Bidding is Open! VIP Suite access for Indian Wells Final, Tennis Training Camps & More in our Online Auction


The International Tennis Hall of Fame's online auction serves up the opportunity for you to enjoy access to exclusive tennis experiences, while supporting our mission to preserve and promote the history of our great sport.

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Masaaki Morita honored with the Golden Achievement Award by ITHF and ITF


Mr. Masaaki Morita of Japan has been honored with the 2017 Golden Achievement Award, an annual honor given jointly by the International Tennis Hall of Fame and the International Tennis Federation (ITF). The award is presented annually to an individual who has made significant contributions internationally to tennis in the fields of administration, promotion, or education, and who has devoted long and outstanding service to the sport. Mr. Morita, a former executive at Sony, has been a leader in the development of Japanese tennis for many years.

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