Remembering Tennis Great Althea Gibson

Tennis legend Althea Gibson died this week at age 76. Gibson used an attacking serve-and-volley style to dominate women's tennis from 1956-58, winning 11 Grand Slam titles. She was the first black player to compete at a national tennis championship in the United States, and played in Wimbledon in 1951. NPR's Tavis Smiley talks with two of Gibson's friends — David Dinkins, former mayor of New York City, and tennis star Zina Garrison.



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