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Janet Hopps Adkisson

Inducted: 1998

Once recognized as one of the world's top woman tennis players. In a career of over 25 years, she was ranked in the top 10 Woman's singles in the U.S. for five straight years in the late 1950's. Internationally, she was ranked in the top 15 singles in the world three times. Winner of the numerous state, national and world titles. Captain of the U.S. Wightman Cup International team and a semi-finalist in two events at Wimbledon in 1960.

Tom Gorman

Inducted: 1997

Recognized as one of the country's premier tennis players, he also excelled as the coach of the U.S. Davis Cup team for eight years. A graduate of Seattle Prep and Seattle University, he won three State titles. His career record includes being a semi-finalist at the U.S. Open, Wimbledon and the French Open. For several years he was ranked among the World's Top 10 tennis players.

Patricia "Trish" Bostrom

Inducted: 2006

A trailblazer for women's tennis at the University of Washington, she became the first woman to reach the quarterfinals in the 1971-72 National Collegiate Tennis Championships. An excellent doubles player, she claimed three national titles during her collegiate career. She played professionally for eight years and was ranked #5 in the world in women's doubles and #35 in singles. Her record includes being a U.S. Open doubles quarterfinalist, French Open doubles semi-finalist, Australian Open doubles finalist, and Wimbledon doubles final sixteen. Now a successful attorney in Seattle, she received her Juris Doctorate from SMU in 1983.











































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