Arthur Ashe was a professional
tennis player, broadcaster, author, and activist. Known for his on-court grace and
low-key demeanor, he was the first black men's tennis champion at the U.S. Open and
Wimbledon, the first African American to play for and captain the U.S. Davis Cup
team, and the first black man inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Yet it was and remains Ashe's legacy outside of professional tennis for which he is
most noted. H. . .
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