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Abuse claim leads to suspension from Tennis Hall

Updated: November 16, 2012, 8:07 AM ET
Associated Press

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island -- Former doubles champion Bob Hewitt was suspended from the International Tennis Hall of Fame after an investigation into allegations that he sexually abused girls he coached, and his legacy has been stripped from the institution.

The Hall executive committee voted unanimously this week to suspend Hewitt indefinitely after an outside investigation deemed credible the allegations of multiple women who said they were abused by Hewitt while he was coaching them decades ...

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