Arthur Ashe


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Noun1.Arthur Ashe - United States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993)Arthur Ashe - United States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993)
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3 says winning the US Open will be anything but a breeze after organisers decided to put a roof on the Arthur Ashe show court.
IT'S 40 years since the late, great Arthur Ashe delighted countless millions by beating Jimmy Connors to become the first black man to win the Wimbledon men's singles title.
Diverse: Issues In Higher Education established the Arthur Ashe Jr.
8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arthur Ashe Learning Center, an organization dedicated to inspiring today's youth through the life lessons lived by tennis player and humanitarian Arthur Ashe, urges tennis fans and citizens around the globe to tweet their greatest moments of #ASHEpiration during tonight's US Open Men's Final matchup between Japan's Kei Nishikori and Croatia's Marin Cilic.
New York: Serena Williams, who opens her quest for a third successive US Open title with a meeting against fellow African American Taylor Townsend on Tuesday, said Arthur Ashe would have been proud.
The United States Tennis Association has announced a major renovation of Flushing Meadows which will include putting a roof on the Arthur Ashe court.
Robin Roberts, the host of "Good Morning America," is due to receive the Arthur Ashe Courage awardA at the ESPYs in July.
A portion of the proceeds from the sale, which will be handled by Nate D Sanders Auctions, will benefit the Arthur Ashe Learning Centre, a non-profit group that promotes Ashe's legacy of scholarship, sports, health and service.
World No 1 Caroline Wozniacki had a comfortable start to her US Open campaign with a 6-3 6-1 victory over Spain's Nuria Llagostera Vives on Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Clijsters, 26 and playing on a wild card invitation from the organising United States Tennis Association, defeated ninth seed Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 7-5 6-3 at Arthur Ashe Stadium in just the 14th match and third tournament since coming out of a 27-month retirement during which she became a mother for the first time.
The world No 2 won his opening round match in straight sets under the lights at Arthur Ashe Stadium, beating the Latvian 7-5 6-3 7-5 in 2hrs 17min.
The 20-year-old Serb recovered from a second-set slump to claim a 6-1 4-6 6-4 victory on Arthur Ashe Court.