Arthur ashe how he died chris

Arthur Robert Ashe Jr. (July 10, – February 6, ) was an American professional tennis player who won three Grand Slam titles. Ashe was the first black. On February 6, , tennis champion Arthur Ashe, the only African-American man to win Wimbledon and the U.S. and Australian Opens, dies of complications from AIDS, at age 49 in New York City. Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr., was born in Richmond on July 10, In , he claimed the. On the 40th anniversary of Arthur Ashe's Wimbledon triumph, Nic Atkin revisits the life and tragic death of a true sporting hero.

Arthur Ashe, a tennis champion who spent his years in the sport fighting to broaden public awareness on the subject of AIDS, died Saturday. Died: February 6, New York, New York African American tennis player and activist. Arthur Ashe was the first African American player to compete in the. 26 at the U.S. Open where he was awarded the ITA/Arthur Ashe Jr. the award and personally made the presentations until his death in

​​When Arthur Ashe competed at Wimbledon on July 5, , he In , just two years before the tennis legend died from AIDS, which he contracted a broken-stringed Wilson racquet used by Chris Evert, who played in. On This Day: Arthur Ashe retires from tennis, April 16 By Chris Borg . Just champion – Arthur Ashe is all smiles as he holds the. Tennis star and civil rights activist Arthur Ashe at the Queen's Club, London, in politics had he not died at 49, of Aids-related pneumonia, in plus Billie Jean King, Ilie Năstase, Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova, John.