1959 - Althea Gibson

Timeline created by dbloom
  • Goodwill Tour-Latin America

    see itinerary in Goodwill folder Google Drive
  • Good Will Tour Exhibition - Santiago, Chili

    AG d. Carmin Ibarra; 6-1, 1-6, 6-0
    Luis Ayala/Maria Tort d. AG/Daniel Achondo; 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
  • Goodwill Tour - Barranquilla, Colombia

  • Pan American Tournament - University of Chicago

    AG heads a team of Mimi Arnold, KF, Dorothy Knode. Ends retirement to play, according to Sam Lacy she says govt asked her to play.
    Singles:
    1. Bye
    2. AG d. Marta Hernandez; 6-4, 6-3.
    Q/3. AG d. Nora De Somoza; 6-1, 6-1.
    S. AG d. Mimi Arnold; 6-1, 6-3.
    F. AG d.Yolanda Ramirez: 6-4, 7-5.
    Doubles:
    S. AG/KF d. Imelda Ramirez/Marta Henrandez; 6-3, 6-2.
    F. Yolanda Ramirez/Rosa Reyes d. AG/KF; 6-8, 7-5, 6-1.
    Mixed doubles:
    F.Rosa Reyes/Francisco Conteras d. AG/Grant Golden; 6-0, 3-6, 7-5.
  • Harlem Globetrotters Tour with Karol Fageros