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Here for the First Time

7/24/2017

Tennis journalist Nick McCarvel's first-person account of his first ever experience at the International Tennis Hall of Fame and being part of of the celebrations for this amazing class of Hall of Famers.

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The ITHF Class of 2017 - Ceremony Highlights

7/24/2017

An incredible celebration for an inspiring group of individuals! Watch their full induction speeches.

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Dell Technologies & ITHF: Transforming the Museum Experience

7/17/2017

The International Tennis Hall of Fame has embarked on a multi-year project to digitize our vast museum collection. Through the generous support of Dell Technologies, we have acquired a Dell EMC Isilon Scale-out NAS storage system that will enable us to build a comprehensive digital archive that can be used to engage with tennis fans around the globe, to encourage online learning, and to build new programs.

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Class of 2017 Exhibits!

7/14/2017

The International Tennis Hall of Fame is thrilled to induct the Class of 2017 this month. In addition to the induction and various tribute activities, the Museum has two exhibits highlighting the dynamic individuals being recognized for their careers.

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FILA and International Tennis Hall of Fame Launch Commemorative Kim Clijsters Collection

7/13/2017

To commemorate Kim Clijsters’ upcoming International Tennis Hall of Fame induction and longstanding relationship with FILA, the company has released a special collection in her honor. The apparel and accessory range is a limited-edition reissue of the brand’s iconic farewell collection worn by Clijsters in 2012. The line will be available exclusively at the International Tennis Hall of Fame, beginning on July 17.

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Justine Henin honored with Hall of Fame ring at Wimbledon

7/13/2017

Seven-time Major Champion Justine Henin was honored in a special presentation at Wimbledon this week, where she received her Hall of Fame ring. "For a little girl that was dreaming... being part of the history of game is something much more than I could have expected," remarked Henin, in regards to her Hall of Fame status.

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Three Great Moments: Kim Clijsters

7/10/2017 Around the World

She was classy, she was kind, but Kim Clijsters was also driven. This woman from Belgium was ranked #1 in the world and won 41 WTA singles titles, including four majors (US Open in ’05, ’09-’10 and Australian Open ’11). Prior to being inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame, Clijsters met with ITHF historian-at-large Joel Drucker at Roland-Garros to review three of her finest moments.

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In Memoriam: Hall of Famer Nancy Jeffett

7/7/2017

Nancy P. Jeffett, an impactful tennis industry leader who was instrumental in advancing women’s professional tennis and in developing opportunities for promising junior players, passed away peacefully on July 6. Jeffett was 88 years old.

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In Memoriam: Hall of Famer Russ Adams

6/30/2017

Russ Adams, a legendary tennis photographer who was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2007, passed away in his sleep on June 28. Adams was 86 years old.

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Three Great Moments: The Joy of Guga

At first glance, International Tennis Hall of Fame Global Ambassador Gustavo Kuerten appeared to be a low-key surfer dude. But deep inside this Brazilian’s lanky frame and affable manner beat the heart of a passionate warrior. “Guga” would win three Grand Slam titles – taking Roland-Garros in 1997, 2000 and 2001. He’d also finish the year 2000 ranked number one in the world. Kuerten was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2012. Shortly before being given his Hall of Fame ring at the 2017 French Open, Kuerten shared his three finest tennis moments with ITHF historian-at-large Joel Drucker.

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