Today is day #1 of the 2016 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships at the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum in Newport, today will include family activities, tennis clinics, arts and crafts, kids entertainment, museum scavenger hunts, qualifying matches and more!
Tickets for the day are $7 for children, $15 for adults and free for Hall Of Fame members. Tickets include access to all of the following activities and can be purchased at the gate or HERE.
Schedule of Events
- 9:30 am – Doors Open
- 10:00 am – 3:00 pm – Family Weekend Activities
- 12:00 pm – Play Begins
Qualifying Matches will begin today, rather than their traditional Saturday start, and this is your chance to see exciting ATP World Tour pro tennis players up close as they play for the four remaining spots in the main draw. New for this year – the qualifying draw will have 16 players.
|COURT 1 12:00 NOON|
|COURT 2 12:00 NOON|
|COURT 3 12:00 NOON|
Tennis Clinics: Sunday, July 10
10 & Under Tennis: 11 am & 1 pm, ages 4-10
Uses smaller racquets and balls on a smaller court to teach kids ages 4-10 the fundamentals in a fun, efficient way.
Junior Tennis Clinics: 12 pm & 2 pm, ages 7-16
Taught by Hall of Fame Tennis Club professionals for ages 7-16.
Reservations are requested – call 401-849-6053 Participants should wear regular sneakers, shorts and a comfortable shirt
International Tennis Hall Of Fame Museum
Interactive, educational experiences abound throughout the new museum! Tennis aficionados can test their knowledge of the sport on a five-foot touch table at which they can stand at either end and “serve” tennis history questions back and forth to each other. The “Call the Match” exhibit offers visitors the chance to record themselves taking on the role of broadcast luminaries.
For more information, visit www.halloffametennischampionships.com.