Althea Gibson was the first African American to win female single's tennis competition at Wimbledon.
It was Athea Gibson in 1958.Althea Gibson
Bill Tilden in 1920.
All the big tennis players have plated at Wimbledon.
Sandra Reynolds 1961
Althea Gibson was the first African-American to win both the United States national tennis championship and Wimbledon. Not only did she win them, but she won them twice - in 1957 and again in 1958.
Arthur Ashe was the first African American tennis player who won 3 grand slam titles.
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Yes one biracial African-american tennis player is James Blake who is half white half black. A plain African-American tennis male is Donald Young.
Some African-american female tennis players are Venus & Serena Williams, Angela Haynes and Jamea Jackson.