Now he's trying to win the Open.
Ashe developed into a prodigy in the early s under his lifelong coach Dr. S team had already clinched victory. Four years later, he made this pained announcement to stunned reporters.
Professional Tennis Association Hall of Fame. Two years later the immense courage of his convictions were displayed when he was arrested outside the South African embassy in Washington during an anti-apartheid protest on January 11, Ashe identified closely with such discrimination.
In Ashe's hometown of Richmond, Virginia announced plans to erect a statue in his honor on Richmond's Monument Avenue.
Winning Wimbledon; Becoming No.