Newport's Tennis Hall of Fame suspends inductee Hewitt after investigation of sex-abuse claims

  • by: ERIKA NIEDOWSKI , Associated Press
  • Updated: November 15, 2012 - 5:42 PM

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Former doubles champion Bob Hewitt has been suspended from the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport after an investigation into allegations that he sexually abused girls he coached, and his legacy has been stripped from the institution, officials announced Thursday.

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