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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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Celebrating Spanish Tennis

5/5/2016
During the Mutua Madrid Open, the ITHF paid tribute to Spain's rich tennis history and the five Spanish Hall of Famers. Fans enjoyed a week-long exhibit on Spanish tennis history and a special center court celebration. Read More

FILA and International Tennis Hall of Fame launch new junior tennis program

4/27/2016

The International Tennis Hall of Fame and FILA have launched a new partnership focused on junior tennis development. The partnership will feature multiple junior invitational tournaments hosted on the historic Hall of Fame property, a new junior ambassador program, and ongoing involvement with the Hall of Fame Tennis Club's junior tennis program.

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The Curator's Corner: Tenis en España

4/5/2016 Curator's Corner

This year at the Mutua Madrid Open, the Museum at the International Tennis Hall of Fame will be highlighting some of Spain’s greatest players, notably, Hall of Famers Manuel Alonso, Andrés Gimeno, Manuel Orantes, Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario, and Manuel Santana.

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newportFILM Sports - About the Films

3/24/2016 Public Events

Learn about the documentaries that will be shown at the festival. Special guests, including those who made the films and those who lived the the stories, will be in attendance.

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newportFILM and the ITHF partner to host all-new sports film festival this spring

3/24/2016 Public Events

New documentary releases, a New York Times Op-Docs curated sports-shorts segment, a female Olympian panel discussion, interactive sporting events, and festival parties are highlights of newportFILM’s inaugural sports film festival. The weekend-long event will take place April 29 – May 1 at the International Tennis Hall of Fame

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A Hall of Fame Ring for Lindsay Davenport!

Lindsay Davenport grew up attending the Indian Wells tournament, she went on to win the singles title twice and the doubles title six times, and at the 2016 tournament, the Southern California native was back on center court once again. This time, she was there to receive her Hall of Fame ring.

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Meet the Class of 2016

3/7/2016 Class of 2016

Justine Henin and Marat Safin to be inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame. Additionally, Yvon Petra and Margaret Scriven have been elected for posthumous induction in the Master Player Category. The Class of 2016 Induction Ceremony will be held on July 16 in Newport.

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