Nomination Criteria

 

Individuals are selected for their achievements in tennis in either the Player Category or the Contributor Category.  The selection criteria is outlined below.  Player Category Eligibility Criteria
Individuals selected in this category must have an outstanding record of success on the tennis court.  They may have won one or more major American Tennis Association (ATA), United States Tennis Association (USTA), International Tennis Federation (ITF) or  professional tournament in spite of facing barriers of race and/or class.
Contributor Eligibility Criteria
Individuals selected in this category must have made exceptional contributions to the sport of tennis in spite of facing barriers of race and/or class.
Pioneer Category Eligibility Criteria
Individuals selected in this category must have an outstanding record of success on the tennis court or have made exceptional contributions to the sport of tennis during segregation and prior to civil rights legislation in 1964.
The Black Tennis Hall of Fame would like to receive nominations from anyone interested in honoring a tennis champion or leader.  The nominations for induction in 2016 must be received before Friday, May 4, 2018.  Please email your nomination to Bob Davis, Executive Director, Black Tennis Hall of Fame,  bthofinc@gmail.com
If you wish to nominate someone into the Black Tennis Hall of Fame, please download the  Nomination Form and follow all instructions, including the deadline date and send via e-mail or U.S. Mail to the address below.
Black Tennis Hall of Fame
Attention: Bob Davis
3302 69th Street West
Bradenton, FL. 34209
The Inductees will be selected by an anonymous (to prevent inappropriate lobbying) team of individuals who have a deep knowledge and understanding of black tennis history.