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This Month In History: Arthur Ashe

THIS MONTH IN HISTORY

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” ~ Arthur Ashe

On September 9, 1968, Arthur Ashe won the first US Open. Arthur Ashe was an African American, number one world tennis player. Ashe also became the first African-American man to win a Grand Slam men’s singles title.  Ashe went on to start a foundation to teach tennis and provide opportunities to economically disadvantaged youth. He also traveled to South Africa and became the first black man to compete in the South African open.

Find out more about Arthur Ashe and his accomplishments at:
https://www.usta.com/About-USTA/Diversity/Black-History-Month/5795_Black_History_Month__Arthur_Ashe_Timeline/

Enjoy Loves! ❤️

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