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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World number one Rafa Nadal, who is on a semi-final collision course with Federer, takes on Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov in the second match at Arthur Ashe stadium.
Sabrina is such a kind soul and so are New Hope Club, who are actually here, at Arthur Ashe Kids' Day.
Arthur Ashe with the Wimbledon trophy after he beat the defending champion Jimmy Connors in four sets.
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.
There are certain wind conditions that are tricky and on the Arthur Ashe court, it can get extremely windy.
In addition to Kravitz and Acoba, the opening night festivities included a brilliant video and light show that immersed the entire Arthur Ashe stadium.
It's nothing less than a transformation and it's centred on a new movable roof on Arthur Ashe Stadium.
THE United States Tennis Association has announced a retractable roof is to be built over the US Open's main court, Arthur Ashe.
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 Russian was in danger of suffering the humiliation of becoming the first women's top seed to perish in the first round of the Open as she littered the Arthur Ashe Stadium with a heap of unforced errors.
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.
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.
The world number one defeated the young Serbian third seed in straight sets 7-6 (7/4) 7-6 (7/2) 6-4 at the Arthur Ashe Stadium to move past Rod Laver and Bjorn Borg on the all-time grand slam winners list and equal Roy Emerson's 12 slam titles at the age of just 26.
The second seed from Russia had dropped only two games before Saturday's third round but lost 6-4, 1-6, 6-2 at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.
The Russian, a surprise women's singles champion here in 2004, kicked off the day session at the Arthur Ashe Stadium when she beat France's Camille Pin 6-3 4-6 6-0.