Althea Gibson was the first African American international tennis player. She was the first person of color to win a Grand Slam tournament when she won the French Open in 1956.
One of the most famous and first African American to win a major is Arthur Ashe.
There was no African American champion at the 1956 French Open.
The first African American woman to win a major tennis title was Althea Gibson
Althea Gibson was the first African American to win female single's tennis competition at Wimbledon.
Arthur Ashe's greatest achievement was that he became the first professional African American tennis player
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