There is no "2012 open tennis tournament".
tums and byte were the first players in table tennis
The first amateur to win a grand slam in tennis was Don Budge. He was an American from California, and won the event in 1938.
Althea Gibson was the first black tennis player to win a Grand Slam title (1956). Arthur Ashe was the first MALE black tennis player to win a Grand Slam title (1968).
Arthur Ashe was the first African American tennis player who won 3 grand slam titles.
Don Budge (USA) is the first man to win tennis grandslam.
1873, a development on hitting the ball with your hand
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