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Arthur Ashe plays a volley in the US
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Arthur Ashe plays a volley in the US Open final on Sept. 9, 1968, en route to defeating Tom Okker, 14-12, 5-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. Ashe became the first winner of the event in the Open Era, and the first African-American male to win a Grand Slam tournament. (Credit: AP/File)

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Memorable U.S. Open tennis moments

Relive some of the most memorable and historic U.S. Open tennis moments in Flushing.

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