Arthur Ashe. Ashe remains the only black man to ever win the singles title at Wimbledon, the US Open, or Australian Open. Ashe cntracted AIDS thru a blood transfusion while undergoing surgery. Ashe died from AIDS-related pneumonia on February 6, 1993
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Arthur Ashe is an African American and the first and only black man ever to win the singles title at Wimbledon. He is also the only black man to win the singles title at the US Open and the Australian Open.
In the Open Era, no French man has ever won the men's singles title at the Championships. It was won by numerous Frenchmen before the Open Era, up until the war years. In the women's game, Mary Pierce won the title in 2000. This is the only French win in the entire Open Era at the French Open.
Once in 2001.
Pete Sampras never won the French Open.His best result was in a semi-final in 1996.
Yes, he was born and raised in Gum Spring, Va; when he became famous he said he was from Richmond, because it was more well known.
Yes, he won it in 2009, when he played Robin Soderling in the final.
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Althea Gibson was the first black tennis player to win a Grand Slam title (1956). Arthur Ashe was the first MALE black tennis player to win a Grand Slam title (1968).