Getting Started in Tennis

  • Arthur Ashe’s Getting Started in Tennis — featuring photography by his wife Jeanne Moutoussamy — is an instructional book for beginners, including lessons on strokes, footwork, rules, etiquette, exercise, diet, practice, apparel and more.

  • By Arthur Ashe with Louie Robinson. Published October 1977 by Encore Editions. Hardcover. 102 pages.

A Legacy That Transcends Tennis

A Legacy That Transcends Tennis

Arthur Ashe stood at the nexus of sport, culture and politics, and exemplified the power of grace through his sportsmanlike approach to all on- and off-court matters. His tennis-related achievements were only a small part of his life’s story, paling in comparison to what he considered his most important endeavors: affecting social change and extending opportunity and dignity to all people.

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