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First Black Pro Tennis Player
Sports
Black Accomplishments (VII)

Althea Gibson did what was never seen in 1950, and became the first African American to play at the US national championships and the first to play at Wimbledon a year later. She paved the way for more colored players, especially colored females.
Bronx, NY
6/28/2020
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http://www.worldgolfhalloffame.org/charlie-sifford/#:~:text=CONNECT-,Charlie%20Sifford,World%20Golf%20Hall%20of%20Fame.
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Created on 2020-06-28 at 22:32 and last updated on 2020-06-29 at 00:40.