BORN

July 10, 1943
Richmond, VA

DIED

February 6, 1993

Arthur Robert Ashe Jr.

Professional Tennis Player, First African American Selected to the U.S Davis Cup Team, Only Black Man to Win The Singles Title at Wimbledon & the United States and Australian Opens, Anti-Apartheid Activist

True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.

—Arthur Robert Ashe Jr.

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