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Arthur Ashe, dark star of tennis

by Julian May

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Published by Crestwood House in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Ashe, Arthur -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Ashe, Arthur.,
    • Tennis players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Tennis players.,
    • African Americans -- Biography.

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the black tennis champion who won the men"s singles title at Wimbledon in 1975.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Julian May.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
      SeriesSports close-up books
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV994.A7 M39 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination44 p. :
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5203870M
      ISBN 100913940313
      LC Control Number75028932
      OCLC/WorldCa2411212

      In recently published photos of Arthur Ashe around that first Open tournament in by John G. Zimmerman, he looks remarkably cool, bridging the gap between the collegiate button down styles of the s and the freer :// Tennis star Serena Williams attends the Arthur Ashe Kids Day at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Aug in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

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the legendary Wimbledon player was a prominent African American Tennis player who was born and raised in USA, was dying of AIDS. From world over, he received letters from his fans, one of which conveyed: “Why does GOD have to select you for [ ]   Arthur Ashe, Tennis Star, Is Dead at 49 By ROBIN FINN.

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