Late rugby star who became the very first African American female to get Wimbledon in 1957. She graduated from Floria A&M University or college in 1953. She received seven total Grand Slam Game titles, including four Doubles championships. She got wedded to Sydney Llewellyn in 1983, after closing an 11-12 months relationship with William Darben in 1976. She paved just how for future BLACK tennis celebrities like Venus Williams.
|1||Inducted into the Florida A&M University Sports Hall of Fame in 1976 (inaugural class).|
|2||Pictured on a nondenominated USA commemorative postage stamp in the Black Heritage series, issued 23 August 2013. Price of the stamp on date of issue was 46¢.|
|3||Inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2009.|
|4||Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume 7, 2003-2005, pages 200-202. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2007.|
|5||Inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1971.|
|6||Inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 2001.|
|7||Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year 1957 & 1958|
|8||Born at 9:00 am - EDT|
|The Player||1992||Althea Gibson (uncredited)|
|The Horse Soldiers||1959||Lukey|
|American Masters||2015||TV Series documentary||Herself|
|The Mike Douglas Show||1974||TV Series||Herself - Ex Tennis Champ|
|About Faces||1960||TV Series||Herself|
|This Is Your Life||1959||TV Series||Herself|
|The Ed Sullivan Show||1958-1959||TV Series||Herself / Singer and Tennis Player|
|Person to Person||1959||TV Series documentary||Herself|
|What's My Line?||1958||TV Series||Herself - Mystery Guest|
|The Fifties||1997||TV Mini-Series documentary||Herself - at Tennis Match|
|The Journey of the African-American Athlete||1996||TV Movie documentary||Herself|
|The Rock 'n' Roll Years||1985||TV Series||Herself|
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