NOTICE: Citizendium is still being set up on its newer server, treat as a beta for now; please see here for more.
Citizendium - a community developing a quality comprehensive compendium of knowledge, online and free. Click here to join and contribute—free
CZ thanks our previous donors. Donate here. Treasurer's Financial Report -- Thanks to our content contributors. --

Difference between revisions of "Arthur Ashe"

From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Most significant tennis results)
(category)
 
Line 1: Line 1:
{{subpages}}
 
 
 
'''Arthur Ashe''' (July 10, 1943, Richmond, VA – February 6, 1993, New York) was an [[United States|American]] [[tennis]] player and social advocate.<ref name="urlArthurAshe.org: Life Story">{{cite web |url=http://www.arthurashe.org/lifestory/ |title=ArthurAshe.org: Life Story |author= |authorlink= |coauthors= |date= |format= |work= |publisher= |pages= |language= |archiveurl= |archivedate= |quote= |accessdate=2008-08-05}}</ref> The center stadium at the USTA National Tennis Center is named Arthur Ashe Stadium.
 
'''Arthur Ashe''' (July 10, 1943, Richmond, VA – February 6, 1993, New York) was an [[United States|American]] [[tennis]] player and social advocate.<ref name="urlArthurAshe.org: Life Story">{{cite web |url=http://www.arthurashe.org/lifestory/ |title=ArthurAshe.org: Life Story |author= |authorlink= |coauthors= |date= |format= |work= |publisher= |pages= |language= |archiveurl= |archivedate= |quote= |accessdate=2008-08-05}}</ref> The center stadium at the USTA National Tennis Center is named Arthur Ashe Stadium.
  
Line 18: Line 16:
 
After retiring from tennis, he wrote two autobiographies.<ref name="isbn0-7867-0050-5">{{cite book |author=Deford, Frank; Ashe, Arthur |title=Arthur Ashe: Portrait in Motion |publisher=Carroll & Graf Publishers |location=New York |year=1993 |pages= |isbn=0-7867-0050-5 |oclc= |doi= |accessdate=}}</ref><ref name="isbn0-345-38681-7">{{cite book |author=Rampersad, Arnold; Ashe, Arthur |authorlink= |editor= |others= |title=Days of Grace |edition= |language= |publisher=Ballantine Books |location=[New York |year=1994 |origyear= |pages= |quote= |isbn=0-345-38681-7 |oclc= |doi= |url= |accessdate=}}</ref>
 
After retiring from tennis, he wrote two autobiographies.<ref name="isbn0-7867-0050-5">{{cite book |author=Deford, Frank; Ashe, Arthur |title=Arthur Ashe: Portrait in Motion |publisher=Carroll & Graf Publishers |location=New York |year=1993 |pages= |isbn=0-7867-0050-5 |oclc= |doi= |accessdate=}}</ref><ref name="isbn0-345-38681-7">{{cite book |author=Rampersad, Arnold; Ashe, Arthur |authorlink= |editor= |others= |title=Days of Grace |edition= |language= |publisher=Ballantine Books |location=[New York |year=1994 |origyear= |pages= |quote= |isbn=0-345-38681-7 |oclc= |doi= |url= |accessdate=}}</ref>
  
==References==
+
==Notes==
<references/>
+
{{Reflist}}
 +
 
 +
{{DEFAULTSORT:Ashe, Arthur}}
 +
[[Category:Tennis biographies]]

Latest revision as of 18:15, 13 September 2019

Arthur Ashe (July 10, 1943, Richmond, VA – February 6, 1993, New York) was an American tennis player and social advocate.[1] The center stadium at the USTA National Tennis Center is named Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Education

He graduated first in his class in high school. He attended University of California, Los Angeles, with a full scholarship.

Most significant tennis results

Grand Slam Tournament wins:

  • US Open:
    • Men's Singles champion 1968
  • Australian Open:
    • Men's Singles champion 1970
  • Wimbledon:
    • Men's Singles champion 1975

Writing

After retiring from tennis, he wrote two autobiographies.[2][3]

Notes

  1. ArthurAshe.org: Life Story. Retrieved on 2008-08-05.
  2. Deford, Frank; Ashe, Arthur (1993). Arthur Ashe: Portrait in Motion. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers. ISBN 0-7867-0050-5. 
  3. Rampersad, Arnold; Ashe, Arthur (1994). Days of Grace. [New York: Ballantine Books. ISBN 0-345-38681-7.