On Thursday's CoastLine: It's A Conversation with Former Professional Tennis Player Lenny Simpson

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On Thursday’s CoastLine, we talk with tennis great Lenny Simpson and his experiences growing up in segregated Wilmington, training with Wimbledon Champion Althea Gibson, and playing against Arthur Ashe...


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Lenny Simpson, Founder and Executive Director of One Love, Lenny Simpson Tennis and Education Fund; Former Professional Tennis Player


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On Thursday’s CoastLine, we explore the history of segregated tennis with Lenny Simpson, the Founder and Executive Director of One Love Tennis. Send your comments to coastline@whqr.org.

Are you a tennis player? What does the sport mean to you? Let us know: coastline@whqr.org.

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