Beautiful New York

A Celebration of the City

QUESTION:

09-29 Q TennisIn 1950, the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills hosted the first black player ever to compete in the United States National Championships. Seven years later, this same pioneer became the first black player to win the tournament. What was the player’s name?

Advertisements

5 Comments

  1. Marc Landman

    Althea Gibson

  2. John

    Althea Gibson

  3. Arthur Ashe?

  4. Althea Gibson

  5. Althea Gibson

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: