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Althea Gibson makes a return to Darlene Hard during their title
match at Wimbledon, which Gibson won 6-3, 6-2, on July 6, 1957.
Gibson, a champion tennis player in the 1950s who was the first
black player to win Wimbledon and U.S. national titles, died
Sunday. She was 76.

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Tennis trailblazer dies at 76

Althea Gibson, a sports pioneer who broke the color barrier in tennis in the 1950s as the first black player to win Wimbledon and the U.S. national title, died Sunday. She was 76.

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