First African American Tennis Player To Win Grand Slam Titles
Althea Gibson makes it to Google Doodle
6/27/1957-London, England- Althea Gibson, in action at Wimbledon
The Times of Israel Doubles partners smash prejudice as 1956 Wimbledon champs with Angela Buxton
Althea Gibson Time Magazine Cover, August 26, 1957
Althea Gibson meets the Queen of England at Wimbledon
Althea Gibson becomes first African American to win at Wimbledon
NYC celebrates Althea Gibson winning the US Open 1957
Althea Gibson becomes first black player in the U.S. national tennis championships
Althea Gibson
Memorial Doubles
Saturday, September 18, 2021
9:00 am-7:00 pm

Southern Boundaries, Durham

Benefit for the Boys & Girls Club of Durham and Orange Counties

$20 per player

Registration will begin August 27, 2021

Format:  8 game pro-set  (2 rounds guaranteed) 

96 Player cap for this tournament (48 Doubles Teams).

Women’s: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm  Men’s: 3:30- 7pm

Doubles Levels:  Women’s - 2.5, 3.0, 3.5 and 4.0  

                           Men’s 3.0, 3.5 

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