Althea Gibson

USTA Honors Althea Gibson With Powerful New Sculpture

US OPEN Press Release, August 27, 2019 The USTA today unveiled a dramatic new sculpture honoring trailblazer and tennis great Althea Gibson.  The sculpture, created by Eric Goulder, was unveiled outside Arthur Ashe Stadium on the grounds of the USTA […]

Althea Gibson: “Let me be one of you”

International Blog – Michael Dickens Althea Gibson didn’t just change the sport of international tennis. She fought for what she achieved, both in tennis, where she won 11 total Grand Slam titles, and in advancing civil rights in America during […]

USTA To Honor Althea Gibson With a Statue At The US Open

USTA Press Release, February 28, 2018 The United States Tennis Association announced on Wednesday that the association will commission a statue to commemorate tennis legend and American pioneer Althea Gibson with a statue on the grounds of the US Open. […]