Tennis News Wire -
On Friday, September 7, the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum will gather hundreds of tennis enthusiasts and industry leaders at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City for The Legends Ball, an annual social event that celebrates tennis and honors some of the sport's greatest champions and contributors, including the International Tennis Hall of Fame Class of 2012 - Jennifer Capriati, Gustavo Kuerten, Manuel Orantes, Mike Davies, and Randy Snow.
In addition to honoring the newest inductees, this year's event will salute Hall of Famer Chris Evert, who will be recognized for her years of dedication to tennis, and the positive impact she has made on the sport. The award will be presented by fellow Hall of Famer Billie Jean King.
In celebration of their Hall of Fame Induction, which occurred in July, speaking programs and video presentations will pay tribute to former world No. 1's Jennifer Capriati and Gustavo Kuerten, Spanish tennis great Manuel Orantes, tennis industry innovator and promoter Mike Davies, and the late wheelchair tennis champion, Randy Snow.