Seven days of exciting pro tennis kicks off today at the International Tennis Hall of Fame when the Hall of Fame begins.

The tournament offers great special events all week, including youth tennis clinics, a fashion show on the grass courts, and more. Here’s what’s on tap for today.



  • 9:30am Gates Open
  • 10am-3pm USTA Fan Zone
  • 11am Tennis Matches Starts
  • 11am Guided Museum Tour
  • 2pm Guided Museum Tour

Family Day Activities:

  • Kids entertainment
  • Face painting
  • Museum scavenger hunts
  • Kids tennis clinics
    • Ages 4 – 9: 11am & 1pm​
    • Ages 10 – 16: 12pm & 2pm​
    • Advance reservations recommended. Call (401) 849-6053

Tickets for today are $25 for adults and $12 for children (ages 3 – 12).

Click here for the full schedule of events for the week.

​ Tickets for all special events include access to that day’s tournament matches. Tickets for the Hall of Fame Open are on sale now on

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