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Courts Dedicated in Honor of Billie Jean King, Tony Trabert, Jack Kramer, Mark McCormack, ATP, WTA, and WCT


During the recent Rolex Hall of Fame Enshrinement Weekend, the ITHF finalized the work of the recent Match Point Capital Campaign by officially dedicating six new hard courts on the property. In addition, a new grandstand and box seats on Bill Talbert Center Court were officially named for Tom and Mary James and Lady Marion Weatherstone, long-time Hall of Fame supporters.

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Justine Henin, Marat Safin, Amelie Mauresmo inducted into the Hall of Fame


Former world No. 1’s Justine Henin, Marat Safin, and Amelie Mauresmo were presented with the highest honor in tennis on July 16 – induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. The new Tennis Hall of Famers were joined in Newport by Hall of Famers Jimmy Connors, Monica Seles, Stan Smith and many other special guests.

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Marat Safin Inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame

The former world No. 1 and two-time Grand Slam champion is the first ever Russian tennis player to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Read More

Justine Henin, Amelie Mauresmo inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame

The International Tennis Hall of Fame officially welcomed two more WTA legends into the Hall of Fame family as seven-time Grand Slam champion Justine Henin was joined by Class of '15's Amélie Mauresmo were honored at the 2016 Induction Ceremony. Read More

New Inductees Visit the Museum


When Class of 2016 Inductees Justine Henin and Marat Safin arrived in Newport for Hall of Fame Enshrinement Weekend, their first stop was a visit to the International Tennis Hall of Fame Museum.

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Celebrating 40 Years of Championships


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!

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


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


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


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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