ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:
The International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum chronicles the history of the sport through a diverse collection of memorabilia, art, fashion and more from the 12th century through present day. Items on display include trophies and attire belonging to game’s biggest stars, vintage tennis equipment, video highlights of great matches and tennis wear ranging from Victorian dresses to modern athletic fashions. Since 1955, the International Tennis Hall of Fame has honored 211 of the game’s greatest champions, innovators, and contributors, including legends such as Rod Laver, Fred Perry, Billie Jean King, John McEnroe, Stefanie Graf, Martina Navratilova and Monica Seles. Set in the Newport Casino, a National Historic Landmark which was designed by the American architectural firm McKim, Mead & White, the buildings that house the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum were initially intended as a social club for Newport's rich and famous, and are now considered one of the world’s finest examples of Victorian shingle-style architecture.
The Mobile Marketing Street Team hits the streets of Newport & the greater Rhode Island area from late May through August promoting the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum and the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships to the general public. The enthusiastic team generates interest in Hall of Fame events and facilities by going into the community and providing infor...