When did Althea Gibson start playing in tennis competitions?

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She also continued playing tennis and rose up the USLTA rankings ... Althea Gibson. New York: ... Seattle, WA: Seal Press, 1997. Gibson, Althea.
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... Althea Gibson did not enter ... playing major tournaments), young Althea was ... Ms. Gibson’s prime tennis-playing years ...
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... (“Playing Tennis”). By now Gibson wanted ... but athletic competition, Gibson did not marry ... Tennis Star Althea Gibson Dies at ...
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On this day in 1957, Althea Gibson claims the women’s singles tennis title at Wimbledon and becomes the first African American to win a championship at ...
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