Arthur Ashe


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United States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993)

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The wind around the Arthur Ashe show court may have died but Murray's will-to-win remains as strong as ever after he swept aside Aussie brat Kyrgios in four sets on Tuesday night.
Two of these student-athletes--Alabama volleyball player Krystal Rivers and Arizona State basketball player Sai Tummala--were selected as Arthur Ashe Jr.
Arthur would have loved tonight's match because it's a great example of global equality," said Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, founder and chairman of the Arthur Ashe Learning Center.
It's nothing less than a transformation and it's centred on a new movable roof on Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Robin's accomplishments in so many areas, as an athlete, a broadcaster, a cancer survivor and more, demonstrate her ability to shine regardless of adversity and we could not be more proud to honor her as the recipient of this year's Arthur Ashe Courage Award.
Federer reached his sixth consecutive US Open final with a straight-sets semi-final victory over Novak Djokovic at Arthur Ashe Stadium last night.
Women's world No 1 Dinara Safina had to come from a set down against Olivia Rogowska in Arthur Ashe Stadium to carve out a 6-7 (5/7) 6-2 6-4 victory against the unseeded Australian.
A MERICAN tennis player Arthur Ashe made history on July 5, 1975, when he became the first black man to win the Wimbledon singles title.
HERE'S A SITUATION THAT WOULD MAKE UCLA GRADUATE ARTHUR Ashe turn in his grave: Los Angeles County has one of the largest populations of African Americans in the country, yet the University of California, Los Angeles, has the lowest number of African American students enrolling this fall of nine UC campuses.
Children were also thrilled to hear celebrities like the late Arthur Ashe (his wife, photographer Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, was a member of the Stamford moms' playgroup), Tatyana Ali, Ruby Dee, Roberta Flack, Robert Guillaume, Tia and Tamera Mowry and Pauletta (Mrs.
Aimed at students and general readers, this brief biography examines the life and career of African American tennis pro Arthur Ashe (1943-1993).
Now the park, home to Shea and Arthur Ashe Stadia, as well as dozens of jam packed summer festivals, competitive soccer matches, the Queens Museum, Hall of Science, Botanical Gardens, Zoological Society, and Theater in the Park, is being comprehensively mapped using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology.
Designed to "enlighten and entertain as well as inform," the volume includes brief entries on AARP, Abbott and Costello, the Afghanistan War, AIDS, Woody Allen, the ACLU, "Amos and Andy," Maya Angelou, the Ashcan School, Arthur Ashe, Fred Astaire, and the atomic bomb.
Agassi and Roddick were the only men able to finish fourth-round matches during three days of rain, mainly because they were on Arthur Ashe stadium, the venue for the night session.
City/Region: Bob Welch's column on page C1 on Thursday double-faulted in reporting that Arthur Ashe had won tennis' Grand Slam and suggesting he was the first African-American to win a Grand Slam event.