Arthur Ashe

Arthur Ashe

Mentor

Grand Slammer. Client Since 1997.

Born on July 10, 1943 in Richmond, Virginia, Arthur Ashe was an American professional tennis player. He became the first, and only, African-American male to win the U.S. Open and Wimbledon. He is also remembered for raising awareness about AIDS. Ashe died in New York City on February 6, 1993.

1st African-American man to be ranked as the No. 1 tennis player in the world

 

1985 – inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame

 

1st black player ever selected for the United States Davis Cup team

 

33 career titles

 

$1,584,909 earned in prize money