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Abuse claim leads to suspension from Tennis Hall

Updated: November 15, 2012, 6:43 PM ET
Associated Press

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.

Hall of Fame CEO Mark Stenning told The Associated Press that the Hall's executive committee voted unanimously on Wednesday to suspend Hewitt indefinitely after an outside investigation deemed credible ...

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