NEWPORT, R.I. — Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick have been elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Both were briefly ranked No. 1 and won the U.S. Open.
Clijsters, a Belgian, won a total of four Grand Slam singles titles — the U.S. Open in 2005, 2009 and 2010, and the Australian Open in 2011 — along with two major doubles titles.
Roddick’s 2003 U.S. Open championship makes him the most recent American man to win a Grand Slam singles trophy.
Also in the Class of 2017 announced by the hall on Monday: wheelchair tennis player Monique Kalkman-van den Bosch, tennis historian and journalist Steve Flink, and the late instructor Vic Braden.
Roddick, Kalkman-van den Bosch and Flink were scheduled to participate in a ceremony at the Australian Open.
The full class will be inducted at the hall on July 22.
Information for this story was provided by Associated Press.
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