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Vitas Gerulaitis honored with Eugene L. Scott Award

9/13/2016
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

9/8/2016

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

8/27/2016

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

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

7/21/2016

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

7/17/2016

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

7/16/2016
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

7/16/2016
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

7/15/2016

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

7/1/2016

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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