Flashback Fridays: Althea Gibson Wins Wimbledon

When 28-year-old Serena Williams lifted up her Wimbledon trophy this past week, the spirit of a young woman from Harlem some 53 years earlier also graced the South London stadium that day. That kindred spirit being none other than Althea Gibson, the first African-American tennis player to win the women's singles title at Wimbledon in 1957...
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