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  1. Arthur Ashe, 49, dies of pneumonia

    Larry Schwartz

    Arthur Ashe, the first African-American tennis player to win the U.S. Open (1968) and Wimbledon (1975), dies of pneumonia, a complication of AIDS. Ashe was 49.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 31, 2002
  2. Don won't Budge from first ever Grand Slam title

    Larry Schwartz

    Amateur Don Budge becomes the first player to win a Grand Slam in tennis when he defeats Gene Mako 6-3, 6-8, 6-2, 6-1 at the U.S. Nationals. Budge had previously won the Australian, French and Wimbledon titles. Also, Alice Marble won the women's title.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 21, 2001
  3. Riggs, Marble win U.S. Nationals singles titles

    Larry Schwartz

    Bobby Riggs wins the men's U.S. Nationals and Alice Marble captures the women's title at Forest Hills.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 14, 2001
  4. Gibson first African-American to win U.S. National

    Larry Schwartz

    Althea Gibson wins the U.S. Nationals, the first African-American to accomplish the feat with a 6-3, 6-2 win over four-time Wimbledon champ Louise Brough.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2001
  5. Dramatic Budge lifts U.S. to Wimbledon title

    Larry Schwartz

    In the fifth and deciding match of the Davis Cup interzone finals, American Don Budge comes from two sets down to defeat Baron Gottfried von Cramm of Germany, 6-8, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 8-6 to give the U.S. a 3-2 victory at Wimbledon.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 18, 2001
  6. McEnroe gets McNasty on Connors

    Larry Schwartz

    John McEnroe wins his third (and final) Wimbledon singles title in four years by crushing Jimmy Connors, 6-1, 6-1, 6-2.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 05, 2001
  7. Ninth time is the charm for Navratilova

    Larry Schwartz

    Martina Navratilova wins her record ninth -- and final -- Wimbledon singles title by defeating Zina Garrison in straight sets.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 05, 2001
  8. Gibson 1st African American to win Wimbledon

    Larry Schwartz

    Althea Gibson is the first Afrian-American to win Wimbledon, defeating Darlene Hard, 6-3, 6-2.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 04, 2001
  9. Ashe upsets Connors to take first Wimbledon

    Larry Schwartz

    Arthur Ashe becomes first African-American man to win Wimbledon, upsetting defending champion Jimmy Connors, 6-1, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 04, 2001
  10. Tilden is first American to win Wimbledon

    Larry Schwartz

    Bill Tilden becomes the first American to win the men's Wimbledon championship by beating Gerald Patterson, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 02, 2001
  11. A happy Moody after winning 8th Wimbledon

    Larry Schwartz

    Helen Wills Moody wins her eighth - and last - Wimbledon title, defeating archrival Helen Jacobs, 6-4, 6-0.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 28, 2001
  12. Gonzales survives Wimbledon's longest match

    Larry Schwartz

    Pancho Gonzales defeats Charlie Pasarell in the longest match (112 games and five hours, 12 minutes) in Wimbledon history. A two-day affair ends with Gonzales winning, 22-24, 1-6, 16-14, 6-3, 11-9.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 22, 2001
  13. Open tennis accepted for Wimbledon

    Larry Schwartz

    The British Lawn Tennis Association defies tradition and accepts "open tennis," allowing pros to compete at Wimbledon.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 10, 2000
  14. Navratilova owned Wimbledon's Center Court

    Larry Schwartz

    More info on Martina Navratilova

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 31, 2000
  15. Martina was alone on top

    Larry Schwartz

    Martina Navratilova won four U.S. Open singles titles and nine Wimbledon singles titles. SportsCentury: Martina Navratilova airs Friday at 4 pm ET.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 31, 2000
  16. More Info on Bill Tilden

    Larry Schwartz

    More info on Bill Tilden

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 29, 2000