Former world No. 1's Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick have been elected to receive the highest honor in tennis – induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Joining them in the Hall of Fame Class of 2017 will be Monique Kalkman-van den Bosch, a 4-time Paralympic medalist in wheelchair tennis, being honored for her remarkable career. Additionally, two individuals will be inducted in the Contributor Category - distinguished tennis historian and journalist Steve Flink, and Vic Braden, a groundbreaking tennis instructor who will be inducted posthumously.
Be part of tennis history, when the sport's highest honor is presented to Kim Clijsters, Andy Roddick, Monique Kalkman-van den Bosch, Steve Flink, and Vic Braden. Tickets for the ITHF Induction Ceremony and 2017 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, an ATP World Tour event go on sale on February 6.
For this year's newly announced inductees, an emotional moment is likely compounded even more this week as warm messages of congratulations stream in from around the tennis world.