The life of Arthur Ashe: smashing the color barrier in tennis

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Enslow Publishers, Inc.,
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[2015]
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English
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An interesting look at the life and career of this talented tennis legend, Arthur Ashe was the first African-American male ever to play professional tennis, and would go on to win thirty-three tournaments. A teacher, author, and activist, as well as a tennis star, Ashe continued to be politically and socially active until he died of AIDS-related pneumonia.
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subject_facet African American tennis players, African American tennis players -- Biography, African Americans -- Biography, Ashe, Arthur, Discrimination in sports, Discrimination in sports -- United States, Electronic books, Tennis players, Tennis players -- United States -- Biography
title_display The life of Arthur Ashe : smashing the color barrier in tennis
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