Althea Neale Gibson (born August 29, 1927 in Clarendon County, South Carolina) was a tennis player and later, golfer who was best known for being one of the first Black athletes to cross the racial/color line of international tennis and for becoming the first African American to win a Grand Slam title. Althea died on September 28, 2003 and her death was because of complications from a bladder and respiratory infection. She died at age 76.
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Tennis PlayerGolfer American Born on August 29th Born in 1927 Born in South CarolinaDied in 2003Died at age 76Died from Infection
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