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Ivanovic, Pennetta, Moya among 6 nominees for Tennis Hall of Fame

Grand Slam winners Ana Ivanovic, Flavia Pennetta, Carlos Moya, and Cara Black were shortlisted for the 2022 International Tennis Hall of Fame, joining Lisa Raymond and Juan Carlos Ferrero.

The Rhode Island-based hall has announced candidates.

Twelve nominees are all in the player category; none of the categories of donations or wheelchairs, which expire every four years.

Ivanovic won the French Open singles championship in 2008 and reached number 1 in the list. Pennetta was the 2015 US Open singles champion and made it No. 1 twice. Moya won the French Open in 1998 and was placed in 1st place. Blacks collected ten large cups double or by mixing twice and placed in 1st place twice.

Raymond and Ferrero had been first nominated for the 2021 Class; gamers are eligible for 3 years earlier than being eliminated from the vote. He has won 11 Grand Slam trophies doubled or mixed to number 1; was the 2003 French Open singles champ and reached No. 1.

Fan voting begins with vote.tennisfame.com and ends on October 31 and the top three finishers will receive bonus percentage points for their total count. Voting for journalists, historians and members of the Hall of Fame will take place in the coming months.

The recruits will be announced early next year. The Hall Event is scheduled for July 16th.

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