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Tennis Hall regrets delay on Bob Hewitt inquiry

They felt voiceless, their cries for help neglected by an institution that long has honored the man they say sexually abused them.

For 10 months, five women who allege tennis great Bob Hewitt molested them as minors between the 1970s and 1990s wondered why the International Tennis Hall of Fame failed to act on their request to remove him from the organization’s gallery of stars.

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