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Martina Hingis & ITHF: Inspiring the Future at the China Open


Martina Hingis, Global Ambassador of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, recently kicked off the China Open by sharing pointers on groundstrokes and serves, as well as encouraging young players to take an active role in learning about the history of tennis - something that has been a great inspiration for her throughout her career.

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Museum Director Doug Stark Presented Top Honors by International Sports Heritage Association

The International Sports Heritage Association has named International Tennis Hall of Fame Museum Director Doug Stark as its 2016 Schroeder Award recipient, a prestigious honor that recognizes meritorious service of a lasting nature in the sports heritage industry and their communities. Read More

Inaugural Hall of Fame ITA Invitational a Hit for Athletes and Fans


The inaugural Hall of Fame ITA Grass Court Invitational, held on the historic grounds of the International Tennis Hall of Fame is in the books, having offered a one-of-a-kind experience for college athletes from around the nation and their families.

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TENACITY Students From Boston Youth Tennis Group Spend Time with College Athletes at Hall of Fame ITA Grass Court Invitational


The inaugural Hall of Fame ITA Grass Court Invitational not only provided college-athletes with a unique opportunity to play on the historic grass courts at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island, but also a chance to have an impact on the lives of the next generation of future tennis players.

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In the Museum: Rod Laver's Grand Slam Spikes

On the heels of the US Open finals, we take a look back at a one-of-a-kind artifact of tennis history that we are proud to display in the Grand Slam gallery. Read More

Hall of Fame ITA Grass Court Invitational


In a first of its kind event, the International Tennis Hall of Fame has partnered with the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) to host a three-day grass court tournament that will draw eight NCAA Division 1 tennis teams to compete on the grass courts of the International Tennis Hall of Fame

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Vitas Gerulaitis honored with Eugene L. Scott Award

At the Hall of Fame's recent Legends Ball presetned by BNP Paribas, the late Vitas Gerulaitis, a former top ATP World Tour great was honored with the Eugene L. Scott Award. Read More

Kim Clijsters, Andy Roddick headline 2017 Hall of Fame ballot


Former world No. 1's Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick have been nominated for the highest honor in the sport of tennis- induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Four-time Paralympic medalist Monique Kalkman has been nominated in the Recent Player Category for Wheelchair Tennis. In recognition of their commitment to the development of the sport, renown tennis instructor Vic Braden and Steve Flink, a distinguished tennis historian, broadcaster, and journalist have been nominated in the Contributor Category.

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International Tennis Hall of Fame introduces Historians-At-Large


The Historians-At-Large will be a small group of tennis journalists and historians who will partner with the Hall of Fame to support the organization’s overall mission to preserve and promote the history of tennis. Hall of Famer John Barrett of Great Britain and American tennis journalist Joel Drucker have been named the first historians to the program, which will continue to grow with additional historians.

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Tennis and the Rio Olympics

8/5/2016 Around the World
For the first time since the beginning of the Olympic Games, the Olympic and Paralympic tennis events will take place in South America. Read More