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

Qualifying Matches

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.

Day 1
COURT 1 12:00 NOON
Q-1ST (1) Alejandro Falla VS H2H
Q-1ST (WC) Reilly Opelka VS (5) H2H
Q-1ST (WC) Brian Baker VS (8) H2H
COURT 2 12:00 NOON
Q-1ST Alex Kuznetsov VS (6) H2H
Q-1ST Eric Quigley VS (7) H2H
Q-1ST (4) Brydan Klein VS H2H
COURT 3 12:00 NOON
Q-1ST (2) Amir Weintraub VS H2H
Q-1ST (3) Matthew Barton VS H2H

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.

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