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Arthur Ashe: Tennis Legend and African-American Community Role Model
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Arthur Ashe: Tennis Legend and African-American Community Role Model

By Nicole Hutchison, Staff Writer Posted 01:00 AM EST, Thurs., Feb. 16, 2017 Arthur Ashe, the first African-American to win the men’s tennis singles at Wimbledon and the United States Open, and to be ranked number one in the world, set the stage for African-Americans to compete in the sport of tennis. The Richmond, Virginia native was…