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In 1968, he was among the iconic athletes who put others before self
At Monday’s flag ceremony, Arthur’s brother changed his mind to preserve careers of others
Johnnie Ashe: ‘I said, ‘You did it, bruh.’ And he said, ‘Yeah, I’m a champion. Now, people will listen to me.’ ‘
The two-time U.S. national champion will be immortalized at US Open site
Oh, you didn’t know? We got you.
On Feb. 19, 1997, the United States Tennis Association honored the late Hall of Famer by naming tennis venue after him
Ashe earned the top ranking in the country with the five-set victory
We teamed up with SurveyMonkey for a public ranking of the 50 greatest black athletes of all time.
Ashe wanted to get ‘black faces to come out and watch the tennis’