Beautiful New York

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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?



  1. Marc Landman

    Althea Gibson

  2. John

    Althea Gibson

  3. Arthur Ashe?

  4. Althea Gibson

  5. Althea Gibson

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