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May 2019

althea gibson Althea Gibson, first great African-American player in women’s tennis

Althea Gibson’s life and achievements transcend sports. A truant from the rough streets of Harlem, Althea emerged as a most unlikely queen of the highly segregated tennis world in the 1950s. Raised primarily in Harlem section of New York City, she won a string of American Tennis Association titles on the African-American circuit. After being […]

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Renshaw beating Lawford William Renshaw, seven times Wimbledon champion

The Wimbledon 2019 tournament is coming up. Therefore, we want to remember some of the great players who have played and have been successful in this famous tournament.  In Slazenger Heritage, we love paying tribute to the great stars of Wimbledon. As you may know, we have already talked about Roger Federer, and this time we […]

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