ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Arthur Ashe, 1969
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: January 5, 2019
Masahiko Nakamura ©Stars and Stripes
Tokyo, January, 1969: U.S. Davis Cup tennis team member, reigning U.S. Open champion and Army veteran Arthur Ashe warms up for an exhibition match against Japan's Ichizo Konishi at the chilly Komazawa Gym. Ashe won, 6-4, 6-4. The U.S. team had just returned from Vietnam, where they played matches for troops at Saigon and Da Nang.