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May Sutton Brandy became the first American woman to win the ladies singles tennis championship at Wimbledon in 1905.

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Who was the first American woman to win the Wimbledon ladies singles tennis championship?

May Sutton became the 1st American woman to win the womens singles championship at Wimbledon in 1905.


Who was the first American male to win Wimbledon?

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Who was the first African American female to win single's tennis competition at Wimbledon?

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