Arthur Ashe, 25-year-old Army Lieutenant stationed at West Point, wore down Bob Lutz of USC to be come the first African American to win the U.S. Men’s Singles title in the 88th National Tennis Championships at Longwood in Brookline, Massachusetts on August 25, 1968. (AP Photo)
Tennis star Arthur Ashe became the first African American to win a Wimbledon Men’s Singles Title, 1975.
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