Email from David Hall to his coach, Rich Berman:
Z (Coach Rich),
The night was amazing mate. Very special. Check out the pics. I’m still down in Melbourne, but when I get home I’ll send you some more. Couldn’t have got this induction without you mate.
Superbeast (David Hall)
10/21/2010 — Excerpt from Australian Tennis Magazine
DAVID HALL JOINS ELITE GROUP
Wheelchair tennis superstar David Hall was last night inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame at the SAHOF annual awards dinner in Melbourne.
Hall was inducted alongside former AFL greats Alex Jesaulenko and David Parkin, dual Olympic gold medalist Grant Hackett, aerial skiing trailblazer Kirstie Marshall, cycling great Phil Anderson, squash world champion Sarah Fitz-Gerald and rugby league player, coach and administrator Ken Arthurson.
All the inductees have achieved and won at the highest level in their respective sports.
Hall dominated wheelchair tennis across the globe for a decade, finishing No.1 in singles for six years between 1995 to 2005.
He won every major title at some time during his career, including gold at the Sydney 2000 Paralympics and silver at the Atlanta Paralympics.
In 1995 he became the first non-American to win the prestigious US Open.
Hall amassed nine Australian Opens, eight US Opens and seven British Opens.