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Althea Gibson

Althea Gibson

TENNIS CHAMPION
Aug 25, 1927 - Sep 28, 2003

KNOWN FOR

First African American to win title at Wimbledon and U.S. Nationals (pre-cursor to U.S. Open), which she did in back-to-back in 1957 and 1958.

AMERICAN MASTERS FILM

Althea
(Sep 2015)
Directed by Directed by Rex Miller