Althea Gibson

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Noun1.Althea Gibson - United States tennis player who was the first Black woman player to win all the major world singles titles (1927-2003)
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In addition to her current responsibilities, she commentates for the Tennis Channel and serves as a spokesperson for the Althea Gibson Foundation.
When purchased through, a portion of the cost of the new biography will be donated to the Althea Gibson Foundation, 17 Academy Street, Suite 608, Newark, NJ 07102.,973-596-0333, e-mail
When Frances Clayton Gray, executive director of the Althea Gibson Foundation and executor of the Althea Gibson Estate, was looking for a writer to help her write the authorized biography of the legendary black tennis player, Yanick Rice Lamb immediately jumped at the opportunity.