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Lot #49: Arthur Ashe ''1st National Tennis Classic'' Trophy Cup Awarded in 1972 -- Won at the Height of the Tennis Legend's Career


Sterling silver trophy awarded to Arthur Ashe in 1972 for the 1st National Tennis Classic. Small 3'' x 4'' trophy cup is engraved: ''1972 / First National Tennis Classic''. In 1972, Ashe became the first American player to earn $100,000 in a year, and also helped to found the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Some tarnishing to trophy, else very good. With an LOA from Ashe's widow.
Final Bid (Includes Buyers Premium):$624
Minimum Bid:$100
Number of Bids:11