Jorge Andrew, Andy Andrews to Enter Southern Tennis Hall of Fame

September 30, 2021

PEACHTREE CORNERS, GA. – The Southern Tennis Foundation and USTA Southern announced two tennis luminaries – Jorge Andrew and Andy Andrews – have been elected to the 2022 class of the Southern Tennis Hall of Fame.

Jorge Andrew, of West Columbia, S.C., is the longtime Director of Tennis for the Lexington County (S.C.) Recreation & Aging Commission. He played on the ATP Tour for more than 10 years and was ranked No. 61 in singles and No. 69 in doubles. He had singles wins over Rod Laver, Guillermo Vilas, Dick Stockton and Raul Ramirez. Andrew served as the Professional Tennis Registry President, 2012-15.

Andy Andrews, of Raleigh, N.C.: In the early 1980s, he began compiling a list of ATP Tour achievements that remain a shining example of tennis prowess. He reached No. 32 in the world in doubles and No. 78 in the world in singles. He won three doubles titles in 1982 and reached the Australian Open doubles final. He served as USTA First Vice President from 2017-18 and nominated to post of USTA Chairman of the Board & President but declined for family reasons

Andrew and Andrews were elected to the Hall of Fame during a recent meeting of the Selection Committee.

They will be officially inducted during the 2022 Lucy Garvin Southern Tennis Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, scheduled for Jan. 15, 2022. At the same ceremony 2021 inductees USTA Chairman of the Board & President Mike McNulty and Susan Sloane, of Lexington Ky., will also be officially inducted. The ceremony is traditionally conducted during the USTA Southern Annual Meeting in Atlanta but was canceled earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Established in 1977 with the induction of Bitsy Grant and Ham Richardson, the Hall of Fame has grown to 114 members. Other notable members include Stan Smith, Chanda Rubin, Roscoe Tanner, Gordon A. Smith, Linda Tuero, Gardner Mulloy and Lucy Garvin. The Southern Tennis Foundation’s website contains information on the hall, inductees and its charitable mission. The hall is in the USTA Southern office in Peachtree Corners, Ga.