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    Where Have You Gone, Arthur Ashe?

    It’s OK if the uniform is white. The girls have Venus and Serena as role models, but midtier Black tennis player Donald Young doesn’t have the same draw for today’s youth. American tennis is struggling to attract minorities — a problem not shared by professional football and basketball — while trying to change its image as a country club game. The U.S. Tennis Association is diversifying coaches and volunteers, but appealing to young players of color will depend on up-and-comers like Frances Tiafoe and Michael Mmoh — and whether they can bust out as superstars.

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