Arthur Ashe

Arthur Ashe

Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr. (July 10, 1943 – February 6, 1993) was a World No. 1 professional tennis player, born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. He won three Grand Slam titles, ranking him among the best ever from the United States. Ashe, an African American, was the first black player ever selected to the United States Davis Cup team and the only black man ever to win the singles title at Wimbledon, the US Open, and the Australian Open. He is also remembered for his efforts to further social causes.

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Richmond WCT - Men's Singles
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... Wimbledon 1975 Final Ashe vs ... Connors Standing Room Only, DVD Release Date October 30, 2007, Run Time 120 minutes, ASIN B000V02CTQ ...
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... titles in 1966, one year after his friend and teammate Arthur Ashe ... Dennis Ralston, the French Open with Arthur Ashe in 1970, and the Australian Open in 1977 with Erik Van Dillen ... A semi final at the South Australian Open including a win over Arthur Ashe (in their last match) and a Quarter Final at the American Airlines Games (a for runner of the Indian Wells event) with wins over ...
Arthur Ashe Athletic Center
... The Arthur Ashe Athletic Center is a 6,000 seat multi-purpose arena in Richmond, Virginia ... It is named after former tennis player and Richmond resident Arthur Ashe ... In spring 2010, the Ashe Center will be temporary home to the Richmond Revolution of the Indoor Football League the following season, the team will move into its permanent home at ...
1974 World Championship Tennis Circuit
... PA, USA 128 $100,000 Indoor / Carpet Rod Laver Arthur Ashe 28 January Fidelity Tournament Richmond, VA, USA 32 $50,000 Outdoor / Carpet Ilie Năstase Tom Gorman 4 February St ... February Bologna WCT Bologna, Italy 32 $50,000 Indoor / Carpet Arthur Ashe Mark Cox 11 February Rothmans Toronto, Canada 32 $50,000 Indoor / Carpet Tom Okker Ilie Năstase ...

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