2010 ITHF Induction Ceremony Available on-line
July 20, 2010
NEWPORT, R.I. — Tennis fans around the world can now witness tennis history with the simple click of a mouse. The International Tennis Hall of Fame Class of 2010 Induction Ceremony is now available for viewing on tennisfame.com. The Class of 2010 honored some of the most remarkable doubles players in the history of the game, along with two individuals who were instrumental in shaping the history and growth of tennis.
The Induction Ceremony was held on Saturday, July 10 on Bill Talbert Center Court at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. The Hall of Fame Class of 2010 features doubles specialists Todd Woodbridge & Mark Woodforde and Gigi Fernandez & Natasha Zvereva, as well as mixed doubles star Owen Davidson, wheelchair tennis creator Brad Parks and Derek Hardwick, former chairman of the British Lawn Tennis Association.
In addition to the ceremony, fans visiting tennisfame.com will also find individual tribute videos for the inductees featuring highlights from their careers and commentary from their peers, along with photos from the ceremony.
“Tennis is a global sport and the 2010 inductees have fans all over the world. We are pleased to be able to share the excitement, pageantry and history of Hall of Fame induction with tennis fans worldwide,” said Mark L. Stenning, CEO of the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
The International Tennis Hall of Fame Class of 2010 Induction Ceremony and tribute videos are accessible via a link on the home page of tennisfame.com.
About the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum
Established in 1954, the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum is a non-profit institution dedicated to preserving the history of tennis, inspiring and encouraging junior tennis development, enshrining tennis heroes and heroines, and providing a landmark for tennis enthusiasts worldwide. The International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum was recognized as the sport’s official Hall of Fame in 1986 by the International Tennis Federation, the governing body of tennis. For information on the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum and its programs, call 401-849-3990 or visit us online at tennisfame.com.