Kuerten was a very popular player, many tennis fans admired and adored him. He was always full of smiles and everyone knows him under the nickname ´Guga´.
In 1997, he was only 20 years old when he captured the first of his three French Open titles. The next two triumphs came in 2000 and 2001.
“During my career in tennis I was fortunate to have many victories, but the Hall of Fame induction is a special one,” said Kuerten.