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Tennis HOF investigates abuse claim

Updated: July 4, 2012, 3:32 AM ET
Associated Press

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport has hired an attorney to investigate allegations that former doubles champion Bob Hewitt sexually abused girls he coached, an inquiry that could result in his expulsion or suspension from the Hall.

The Hall of Fame's chief executive officer, Mark Stenning, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that a lawyer with the Boston firm Hinckley Allen Snyder is interviewing people who say they were abused by Hewitt, who played in ...

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