Inductees in Sports - Tennis

 
  1. Richard A.

    Richard A. "Dick" Ernst

    Inducted in 2017

    Dick Ernst, a Cranston native, has served more backhands and slap shots, than the number of cars that ply route 95 on any given day. His rise to prominence (and dominance) began in his hometown high school tennis courts and hockey rink in the mid-1950's where he became an all-state high school selection in both sports in 1956. Dick eventually starred in both tennis and hockey at Providence College.

    Some collegiate stars walk away from their early careers as the demands of life take over, only playing pickup games as a hobby or a way to stay in shape. Read more >

 

 

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