2011-08-18 / News

ITHF will re-enact first tennis championship

The International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport will hold a celebration to commemorate the first U.S. National Lawn Tennis Championship, which has evolved into today’s U.S. Open. The event will be held on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

At 12:30 p.m. there will be a match re-enactment. Tours of the museum and the grounds will be offered at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The event is free for members and kids 16 years old and younger. General admission is $11 and tickets for seniors and military is $9.

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