Althea Gibson in 1957.
Althea Gibson in 1957.
Althea Gibson was the first black American to win Wimbledon, on July 6, 1957.
Arthur Ashe is an African American and the first and only black man ever to win the singles title at Wimbledon. He is also the only black man to win the singles title at the US Open and the Australian Open.
He became the First African-American to win.
Althea Gibson won the Wimbledon Women's singles final in 1957 and 1958 and the doubles title in 1956-58.
It was Athea Gibson in 1958.Althea Gibson
Tennis star Althea Gibson won women's singles titles at Wimbledon in 1957 and 1958.
The first American male to win the Wimbledon singles title was Bill Tilden in 1920.
May Sutton became the 1st American woman to win the womens singles championship at Wimbledon in 1905.
No. The first African-American woman to win a Wimbledon singles title was Althea Gibson, who won back-to-back championships at the All-England Club event in 1957 and 1958.
May Sutton Brandy became the first American woman to win the ladies singles tennis championship at Wimbledon in 1905.
Martina Navratilova has won 9 Wimbledon singles titles.
The ladies singles Wimbledon champion in 1998 is Jana Novotná.
Pete Sampras has won 7 Wimbledon singles titles.
In 1960 the men's Wimbledon singles champion was Neale Fraser. The women's Wimbledon singles champion was Maria Bueno.
Maria Sharapova was the winner of Wimbledon Women's Singles in 2004. She defeated Serena Williams in the final. This was Maria Sharapova's first Wimbledon Singles title.
Maria Sharapova won the Wimbledon Women's Singles in 2004. She defeated Serena Williams in the final. This was Maria Sharapova's first Wimbledon Singles title.
Martina Navratilova won 9 Wimbledon singles titles.
J. D. Newcombe was the Men's singles winner of Wimbledon 1970.
Serena Williams won the 2009 Wimbledon Women's Singles title. She defeated Venus Williams in the final. This was Serena Williams' third Wimbledon Singles title.
According to the Wimbledon website (refer to the link, below), Martina Navratilova won the 1978 Wimbledon singles title.
Arthur Ashe was the only Black person from any era to win the Australian, US Open and Wmbledon. He won Wimbledon in 75 though and not 57. He beat Jimmy Connors in 4 sets.
Rafael Nadal won the 2010 men singles Wimbledon championship
Venus Williams won the Wimbledon Women's singles title in 2008. She defeated Serena Williams in the final. This was Venus Williams' fifth Wimbledon Singles title.