The first American male to win the Wimbledon singles title was Bill Tilden in 1920.
Althea Gibson was the first African American to win female single's tennis competition at Wimbledon.
Althea Gibson was the first black American to win Wimbledon, on July 6, 1957.
Althea Gibson was the first African American to win at Wimbledon. She paved the way for Venus and Serena Williams.
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Arthur Ashe in 1975.
Althea Gibson in 1957.