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Arthur Ashe. The man who changed tennis. A biography by Ellie Benson. Arthur Ashe: Pictures. 3 Great Facts About Arthur Ashe!. Arthur Ashe was the first African American person to win the U.S open and Wimbledon - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • The man who changed tennis.

    A biography by Ellie Benson

  • Arthur Ashe was the first African American person to win the U.S open and Wimbledon

    Ashe was a strong advocate for African American rights, fighting against Apartheid.

    Ashe died from AIDS in 1993 at age 50. He contracted AIDS from a blood transfusion when he got heart surgery in 1983.

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