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  1. Althea Gibson: Tennis Player (Ferguson Career Biographies) by Michael Benson, 2005-11-30
  2. Charging the Net: A History of Blacks in Tennis from Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe to the Williams Sisters by Cecil Harris, Larryette Kyle-DeBose, 2007-07-25
  3. Althea Gibson: Young Tennis Player (Childhood of Famous Americans) by Beatrice Gormley, 2005-01-06
  4. Althea Gibson: Tennis Player (Ferguson Career Biographies) by Michael Benson,
  5. Changing the Game: The Stories of Tennis Champions Alice Marble and Althea Gibson (Women Who Dared Series) by Sue Davidson, 1997-05-12
  6. Tennis for Anyone! (Revised Edition) by Sarah; Sarah Palfrey (Author); Althea Gibson (Foreword); Gladys M. Heldm Plfrey, 1977-01-01
  7. Born to Win: The Authorized Biography of Althea Gibson by Frances Clayton Gray, Yanick Rice Lamb, 2004-08-26
  8. Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson by Sue Stauffacher, 2007-08-14
  9. The Match: Althea Gibson & Angela Buxton: How Two Outsiders--One Black, the Other Jewish--Forged a Friendship and Made Sports History by Bruce Schoenfeld, 2004-06-01
  10. Althea Gibson (Black American) by Tom Biracree, 1990-12
  11. Playing To Win: The Story Of Althea Gibson by Karen Deans, 2007-08-09
  12. I Always Wanted to Be Somebody by Althea Gibson, 1958-06
  13. The Match: Althea Gibson and a Portrait of a Friendship by Bruce Schoenfeld, 2005-05-31
  14. GIBSON, ALTHEA: An entry from Macmillan Reference USA's <i>Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, 2nd ed.</i> by Arthur, JR. Ashe, 2006

1. Althea Gibson - MSN Encarta
Gibson, Althea (19272003), American professional tennis player and golfer. The first black player to win major national tennis titles, Gibson was a
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Encyclopedia Article Find Print E-mail Blog It Multimedia 3 items Althea Gibson (1927-2003), American professional tennis player and golfer. The first black player to win major national tennis titles, Gibson was a pioneer for all black athletes. Gibson was born in Silver, South Carolina. When she was three years old her family moved to the Harlem neighborhood of New York City. Gibson played paddle tennis on the city’s streets before moving on to regular tennis. She became a star player in the sport, which was then mostly segregated, winning a series of titles in the all-black American Tennis Association (ATA). In 1946 Gibson moved to North Carolina to work on her game. There she developed fast footwork and a powerful serve. During the 1950s Gibson began playing in tournaments sponsored by the United States Lawn Tennis Association (later renamed United States Tennis Association), competitions that had previously been restricted to white players. In 1950 Gibson competed in the U.S. National Championships (later to become the

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SportsCentury, ESPN s look at sports in the 20th century examines the Jackie Robinson of the tennis courts.

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http// Althea Gibson broke barriers By Larry Schwartz Special to Before Althea Gibson could play Forum Community Forums Other Sports PDA View Full Version : Althea Gibson, Wimbledon winner, RIP Jersey Yankee 09-28-03, 10:42 AM She was the first black woman to win Wimbledon several decades ago, long before Venus and Serena were even born. She was 76 years old.
In addition, she was a constant friend of ex-NYC Mayor David Dinkins, a well-known and strong tennis lover.
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Before Althea Gibson could play much less win major tennis tournaments, another opponent had to be defeated. But Gibson had less control against this foe, which went by the name segregation.
Jackie Robinson played in the major leagues (1947) before a black was permitted to play tennis at the U.S. National Championships. But cracks soon developed in the lily-white sport. And finally, in 1950, when Gibson was 23 years old, she was permitted to play at the U.S. Nationals, becoming the first black to compete in the tournament.
She also later cracked the color barrier at Wimbledon.

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Althea Gibson Althea Gibson August 25 September 28 ) was an American sportswoman who became the first African-American woman to be a competitor on the world tennis tour on August 22 . She is sometimes referred to as "the Jackie Robinson of tennis" for breaking the " color barrier

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Articolo Trova nell'articolo Anteprima di stampa Invia Gibson, Althea (Sumter, South Carolina 1927 – East Orange, New Jersey 2003), tennista statunitense. Si rivel² appena quindicenne, imponendosi nel torneo di singolo femminile dei campionati dello Stato di New York. Dopo essersi aggiudicata gli Internazionali di Francia nel 1956, l’anno successivo vinse il torneo di Wimbledon , i campionati statunitensi su terra battuta a River Forest e gli US Open , che allora si disputavano a Forest Hills. Per questi strepitosi successi fu nominata dalla stampa “atleta dell’anno”. La doppietta Wimbledon-US Open venne ripetuta nel 1958; dopo quella stagione Althea Gibson, pur rimanendo ai vertici della scena internazionale, non ottenne pi¹ vittorie in tornei del Grande Slam . Nel 1963 lasci² il tennis per divenire giocatrice professionista di golf Trova nell'articolo Anteprima di stampa Invia Come citare l'articolo:
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14. Gibson, Althea - MSN Encarta Winkler Prins Encyclopedie
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