Katharine Hepburn tennis racquet: Made by Prince Tennis. Hepburn played during her years living in Fenwick, CT. She was in a car accident in her 80s that prevented her from playing tennis. "In those days I was young and playing mediocre tennis. Now I'm old with a fake hip and playing mediocre tennis." The Connecticut Historical Society will be offering a new exhibit -- Katharine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage and Screen -- starting April 11, 2014.