Andy Roddick The champion of 2003 US OPEN
The first African American woman to win a major tennis title was Althea Gibson
Fred Perry was the last British tennis player to win a Grand Slam and it was in 1936.
One of the most famous and first African American to win a major is Arthur Ashe.
My idol, Serena Williams was the first black woman to win a major tennis championship.
There was no African American champion at the 1956 French Open.
Althea Gibson was the first African American to win female single's tennis competition at Wimbledon.
He was remembered for the first African American man to win a major men's singles tennis tournament and an equal rights speaker