Showing 1 - 10 of 1880 Stories for Arthur Ashe
Martina Hingis and Patrick Rafter reigned at the U.S. Open, but the play of Venus Williams was the bigger story, much to her peers' dismay
Raised by Women to Conquer Men
Cosseted by his grandmother, coached by his mother, Jimmy Connors bestrode the world of tennis in 1974. Although he has slipped since, he refuses to alter his game
The Eternal Example
Arthur Ashe epitomizes good works, devotion to family and unwavering grace under pressure
27 ARTHUR ASHE
The last day tells why. February twilight, bone-cutting cold: Arthur Ashe lying still in a casket. The line of those waiting to say goodbye, 5469 ...
Soul on Ice
A growing number of black players are making their mark in a league that until recently has been known for its insensitivity.
ARTHUR ASHE STEPS OFF THE COURT TO REVEAL THE MAN BEHIND THE PLAYER
It's not merely because he is the only black male thus far to achieve superstardom in professional tennis that Arthur Ashe stands out from the ...
SERVICE, BUT FIRST A SMILE
As a racial symbol Arthur Ashe sometimes has trouble keeping a straight face. On the tennis court, only lack of concentration stands between him and greatness.
Father Knew Best
With her galvanizing win at the U.S. Open, Serena Williams proved Dad right—he predicted that she, not older sister Venus, would be the better player—but may have created family tension
He Got Down and Did It
Despite his antique racket, Jimmy Connors—who's a bit of an antique himself—was unbending in pursuit of his fifth U.S. Open