Wade L. Herren, Alabama, 1985
- Was born on June 7, 1927, in Birmingham, Ala.
- Attended Tulane University and Birmingham-Southern University on tennis scholarships.
- Won over 200 tennis titles, including an SEC Championship in 1948 while at Tulane and four national championships.
- Founded Highland Racket Club and contracted to build tennis courts all over the South.
- Inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.
- Inducted into the USTA Alabama (Tennis Association) Hall of Fame.
- Inducted into the Birmingham-Southern HOF for his achievements and influence in the sport of tennis.
- Served as resident of the USTA Alabama President.
- Wade passed away on Dec. 7, 2016.