[Yahoo] Gibson tribute planned at Open

Rusty Backhand
09-07-2004, 03:01 AM
Scoville Jenkins first heard about Althea Gibson a few years ago, back when Serena Williams and Venus Williams started winning Grand Slam tournaments. ``They'd say on TV that Althea Gibson was the first African-American player to do it,'' Jenkins said. ``That's when I began to learn about her.'' Now 17 and part of the main and junior draws at the U.S.