Arthur Ashe: Tennis Great Arthur Ashe: Tennis Great
ReadOasis Step 3 Arthur Ashe Arthur Ashe was a remarkable figure in U.S. sports. He was a professional tennis player who was born and... Arthur Ashe: Tennis Great

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Arthur Ashe

Arthur Ashe was a remarkable figure in U.S. sports. He was a professional tennis player who was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. Ashe won three of the most important tennis competitions in the world: the US Open, the Australian Open, and Wimbledon. He was the first and, to date, the only African American man to win at Wimbledon. All in all, Ashe won thirty-three titles.

When he was 36 years old, Ashe suffered a heart attack. He had heart surgery, but within ...

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