Dorothy “Ma” Vest, Mississippi, inducted in 1983
- Vest is known for establishing the sport of tennis in Mississippi.
- Her family was selected as USTA’s Ralph W. Westcott Family of the Year in 1979.
- Director of Tennis for Jackson, Mississippi for 30 years.
- Undefeated in mixed doubles with her partner, “Slew” Hester, for their tennis careers.
- Mississippi awards the Dorothy Vest Award annually to the most outstanding male and female players in Mississippi.
- Received the Marlboro Award, the Jacobs Bowl, and the Touchstone Award.
- Inducted into the Mississippi Hall of Fame in 1983.