[Yahoo] Gibson honored in Open tribute

Rusty Backhand
09-08-2004, 02:01 AM
For more than half her life, Zina Garrison heard the same advice from Althea Gibson: Work on your serve. Yet not until Gibson's funeral did Garrison truly understand what her friend and mentor meant. ``Not only serving myself, but serving my community,'' Garrison said. Garrison joined John McEnroe and others in an on-court tribute to Gibson at the U.S.