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Bollettieri's exclusion from Hall ludicrous

Updated: March 3, 2010, 3:08 PM ET
By Tom Perrotta

You've heard that coach Nick Bollettieri, still going strong at 78 years old, was not elected to the Tennis Hall of Fame this year.

I'm not going to waste much space stating the obvious: If Bollettieri doesn't belong in the Hall of Fame, then there's no point in having such an institution. Whether you love or loathe his brash attitude, self-promotion, ever-present sunglasses, permanent suntan and unique definition of "marriage" (he has had eight wives), he is -- objectively, without ...

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