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Arthur Ashe

Awards And Accomplishments

American Tennis Association (ATA) is the oldest African-American sports organization in the United States.
Davis Cup: (as player) 1963, 1965-70, 1975, 1977-78, won 27 singles; (as captain) 1981-85, won 1981, 1982.
Ashe retired in 1980 with a career record of 818 wins, 260 losses, and 51 titles.
1955 ATA 12-and-under singles; ATA 12-and-under doubles
1956 ATA 15-and-under doubles
1957 ATA 15-and-under singles
1958 15-and-under singles; ATA 15-and-under doubles
1960 18-and-under singles; ATA men's singles; U.S. Junior Indoors singles
1961 ATA men's singles; ATA men's doubles; U.S. Junior Indoors singles; U.S. Interscholastics singles
1962 ATA men's singles
1963 ATA men's singles; U.S. Hard Courts singles
1964 Eastern Grass Court Championship; sixth-ranked amateur in nation
1964 Received Johnston Award for contributing the most to the growth of tennis while exhibiting good sportsmanship
1965 NCAA singles; NCAA doubles
1967 U.S. Clay Courts singles
1968 U.S. National singles; U.S. Open singles
1970 U.S. Indoors doubles; Australian Open singles
1971 French Open doubles
1975 World Championship Tennis singles; Wimbledon singles
1975 Named Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Player of the Year
1977 Australian Open doubles
1985 Inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame
1992 Named Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year

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