Althea Gibson was the first black American to win Wimbledon, on July 6, 1957.
Althea Gibson in 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 was the first African American to win at Wimbledon. She paved the way for Venus and Serena Williams.
The first American male to win the Wimbledon singles title was Bill Tilden in 1920.
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
The first African American male to win the Wimbledon was Arthur Ashe. Megan Gollehon wrote this answer.
Althea Gibson was the first African American to win female single's tennis competition at Wimbledon.
Tennis star Althea Gibson won women's singles titles at Wimbledon in 1957 and 1958.