Ashe

noun
United States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑tennis player

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/ash/, n.
Arthur (Robert, Jr.), 1943-93, U.S. tennis player.

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[ash]
Arthur (Robert) (1943 - 93), U.S. tennis player. He won the U.S. Open championship in 1968 and Wimbledon in 1975, becoming the first black male player to achieve world rankings. He died of AIDS, having contracted HIV from a blood transfusion

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ashe
obs. form of ash, and of ask v.

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