Arthur Ashe was born on July 10, 1943 in Richmond, Virginia. He turned pro in 1969 and retired in 1980. Arthur Ashe won 3 Grand Slams in his career: The Australian Open in 1970, Wimbledon in 1975, and The U.S. Open in 1968 before he turned pro.
Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe is most famous for being married to Arthur Ashe, a famous tennis pro player who contracted AIDS from a blood transfusion, and later died from AIDS-related causes in 1993. A well-known photographer in her own right, Jeanne published a book of photographs detailing her husband's last year from their daughter's point of view. The book is called, "Daddy and Me: A Photo Story of Arthur Ashe and His Daughter, Camera".
Ansel Adams, artist Arthur Ashe, tennis pro Anne Archer, actress
Arthur Ashe, tennis pro Anne Archer, actress Alan Alda, actor Ansel Adams, American artist
He went pro In 2003 or around that time.
* Allan Arkin (actor) * Arthur Ashe (tennis pro) * Allan Alda (actor) * Abigail Adams (former first lady) * Anne Archer (actress, played Harrison Ford's in one of the movies where he played "Jack Ryan".)
* Adam Vinitari (kicker, NFL, won Superbowl with the New England Patriots) * Aaron Rogers (QB Green Bay Packers) * Arthur Ashe (tennis pro) * Anika Sorenstant (sp?) golf pro * Archie Manning, retired, NFL, played the New Orland Saints, dad to Eli and Payton, current NFL QB's) * Alonzo Mourning (sp?), NBA
He spent one year at Stanford, before the temptation to turn pro became too much.