Ashe became the first black male to win the U.S. Open men's singles title, and also the first to win the tournament in the Open Era.RANK: 88 LOCATION: West Side Tennis Club | Queens, New York DATE: 9/8/1968 CATEGORY: Tennis

By Wertheim
March 02, 2013

In the first U.S. Open of the Open Era, Arthur Ashe defeated Tom Okker of the Netherlands in five sets.

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