The International Tennis Hall of Fame inducted two new members into their institution today as Helena Sukova and Michael Stich were officially inducted today in a ceremony in Newport, Rhode Island.
From the Czech Republic, Sukova won 14 Grand Slam Titles in the form of Doubles and Mixed Doubles over her career. With a total of 69 Doubles titles in her career, Sukova, along with partner Jana Novotna also won the Silver in the Olympics (1998 & 1996). While she did win a Grand Slam in her Singles career she was ranked as high as number 4 and she was a Finalist in the Australian Open twice (1984 & 1989) and the U.S. Open twice (1986 & 1993). She would win 10 Singles Tournaments over his career.
Michael Stich won 18 Singles Titles over his career with the highlight being the Wimbledon crown in 1991. The following year he would win the Doubles Title at Wimbledon, which was also the same season that he won a Gold Medal in that same event for Germany.
We here at Notinhalloffame.com would like to congratulate both Helena Sukova and Michael Stich for earning this prestigious honor.