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Play postponed at Family Circle Cup

...Play began around 6:30 p.m. with ninth-seeded Jelena Jankovic facing American qualifier Jessica Pegula on the Althea Gibson court by the clubhouse. Crews were drying off the main Billie Jean King Court for a pair of matches featuring 10th-seeded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-04-04/play-postponed-famil
Federer, Henin advance easily

...made an early exit. Sisters Venus and Serena Williams were to play evening matches at center court after a tribute to Althea Gibson, the first black player to win the U.S. National Championships, which later became the Open.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/28/oth_141455.shtml
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USTA paying tribute to Gibson

...Scoville Jenkins first heard about Althea Gibson a few years ago, back when Serena...tournaments. "They'd say on TV that Althea Gibson was the first African-American...though I'm not. Obviously, Althea Gibson, Arthur Ashe, Zina Garrison...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/07/oth_427837.shtml
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TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week

...the New York Times Magazine's annual tribute issue. Among those remembered are Katherine Hepburn; Johnny Cash; Althea Gibson and laugh-track inventor Charles Douglas. - American Indian culture and the bond between generations are at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/29/tel_396494.shtml
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Dedication reflects history

...black South Carolinians who have excelled in law, sports, entertainment and other fields. They include tennis great Althea Gibson, basketball star Alex English, jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie and astronaut Robert McNair. Mr. Dwight said he took...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/30/met_310076.shtml
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Williams sisters win Wimbledon doubles

...Lindsay Davenport in Saturday's singles final, Venus became the first black women's champion at Wimbledon since Althea Gibson in 1957-58. Venus was playing in only her fourth tournament this year after being sidelined for six months with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/11/oth_292106.shtml
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Confederate flag's shadow touching S.C.'s sports world

...Championship at Murrell's Inlet. And Serena Williams, the first black American to win a Grand Slam event since Althea Gibson more than 40 years ago, has committed to play at the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament on Hilton Head. Russ Pate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/18/oth_283428.shtml
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Top athletes of the century

...Dick Butkus 340 79. Bob Cousy 326 80. Willlie Shoemaker 325 81. Secretariat 311 82. Cal Ripken Jr. 308 83. Althea Gibson 302 84. Mark McGwire 301 85. John McEnroe 300 86. Otto Graham 298 87. O.J. Simpson 294 88. Pete Rose 290 89...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/12/oth_277517.shtml
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Serena Williams wins U.S. Open

...the first black woman to win a Grand Slam title since Althea Gibson in 1958. "It's just too exciting to compute right...an opportunity to be compared to a player as great as Althea Gibson. One of her best friends told me she wanted to see...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/12/oth_270116.shtml
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Women's sports take the stage in `Nice Girls'

...women's sports. In telling her story, she also tells the stories of pioneering women athletes such as Wilma Rudolph and Althea Gibson. Ms. Curry has performed the show at colleges, at academic conferences and before the 1992 NCAA women's basketball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/10/25/met_200179.shtml
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