Tag Althea Gibson

Betcha’ Didn’t Know (BDK):  Black Tennis Phenom Althea Gibson Was Also A Golf Pro!

Althea Gibson played both tennis and golf competitively! Her accomplishments in the sport of golf are lesser-known. Click the link to learn more.

American Tennis Association: Oldest African American Sports Organization In U.S.

The American Tennis Association (ATA) celebrated its 100th anniversary in August 2017. Click the link to learn more about this historic organization.

You Know About Venus & Serena: But What About Margaret & Matilda?

Black History: Special Delivery!! Long before Venus and Serena Williams came to dominate in the sport of tennis, Margaret and Matilda Peters were pioneers!   The two sisters were affectionately known as “Pete” and “Repeat”. Their record as doubles partners was… Continue Reading →

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