Tennis Industry HoF to induct Bollettieri

August 25, 2011

WHAT: The TIA Tennis Forum and Tennis Industry Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony honoring Nick Bollettieri

WHERE: Grand Hyatt in New York City, 42nd St. and Lexington Ave.

WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 27, at 5:30 p.m. Bollettieri Press Conference to follow at 7 p.m., Morosco Room, Grand Hyatt.

Bollettieri, who recently turned 80 years old, has coached 10 world No. 1 players: Andre Agassi, Boris Becker, Jim Courier, Martina Hingis, Jelena Jankovic, Marcelo Rios, Monica Seles, Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams and Venus Williams. The Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy, founded in 1978, was the first major tennis boarding school and changed the way tennis was taught at the elite junior level.