Arthur Ashe

By: Ally Janes & Elizabeth Butler

-10 Quick Facts-

-Arthur Ashe was born on July 10, 1943, in Richmond, Virginia-


-He died of AIDS on February 6, 1993, in New york-


- Arthur Contracted AIDS from a blood transfusion-


-Ashe turned his efforts to raising awareness of the disease-


-He is the only African-American male player to win the U.S. open and the mens singles championship at Wimbledon-


-Ashe was married to Jeanne Moutoussamy from 1977 until his death in 1993-


-They had one daughter named Camera-


-His full name was Arthur Robert Ashe-


-"True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost."– Arthur Ashe-


-About a year after his mother's death, Arthur discovered the game of tennis, picking up a racket for the first time at the age of 7, at a park not far from his home-

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.............-Ashe winning the U.S. Open-..............

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-Arthur's wife Jeanne and his daughter Camera-

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......-One of Arthur Ashe's famous quotes-......