1949 - Althea Gibson

Timeline created by dbloom
  • Eastern Indoor Tennis Championship - New York

    Women singles:
    2-AG d. Carmen Lampe: 6-2, 6-2
    S-Betty Rosenquest d. AG; 8-6, 6-0
    S-AG/Helen Germaine d. Louise Ganzenmulier/Sylvia Knowles; 7-5, 6-1
    F-Betty Rosenquest/Nina Irwin d. AG/Helen Germaine; 6-3, 6-1
    Hartford Courant, Daily News, Post Standard (Syracuse, NY)
  • National Indoor Tennis Tournament, 46th annual - 7th Regiment Armory (first A/A woman to play) USLTA

    Women singles:
    1-AG d. Ann Drye; 6-0, 6-1
    2-AG d. Sylvia Knowles; 6-4, 3-6, 6-1
    Q-AG d. to Nancy Chaffee; 6-2, 6-3
    Mixed Doubles:
    Weir/Gibson vs. Moran/Gonzales doubles: score unk
  • AG graduates from Williston Industrial School

    Graduates after moving to the Eaton's residence in Wilmington, NC (see graduation program in Eaton Collection)
  • AG accepts scholarship to Florida A&M College

    AT FAMC in Tallahasse, FL AG is coached by Walter Austin & Jake Gaither.
  • American Tennis Association Tournament, 32nd - Wilberforce

    Women singles:
    S. AG d. Margaret Peters; 6-2, 6-3
    F. AG d. Mary Etta Fine; 6-2, 6-2
    Mixed doubles:
    AG/Whirlwind d. Fine/Fine (Leo); 6-4, 6-3
    Atlanta Daily World, 28 and 31