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May 2019

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

Good morning, today on Slazenger’s blog, a store for tennis and golf apparel, we will talk about Althea Gibson, the first great African-American player in women’s tennis. Althea Gibson’s legacy extends beyond the realm of sports. Growing up as a truant in the rough streets of Harlem, she emerged as an unlikely champion in the […]

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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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