Michael Chang

September 1, 2017 0

Michael Chang is the youngest male ever to win a Grand Slam tennis championship. Perhaps the greatest male prodigy in American tennis history, Chang first…

Bjorn Borg

June 6, 2017 0

Bjorn Borg was a rock ‘n roll star draped in tennis clothes. Borg dominated tennis in the 1970s and early 80s, winning 11 Grand Slam…

Margaret Court

September 12, 2016 0

Margaret Court won 24 Grand Slam singles titles, more than any player—man or woman—in history. Born Margaret Smith in Albury, located in the state of…

Althea Gibson

August 25, 2016 0

Althea Neale Gibson’s contributions to the civil rights movement were done with a tennis racquet. Born in Silver, South Carolina, on this date in 1927,…

Williams Sisters

July 5, 2016 0

The arrival of the Williams sisters launched a new era of power tennis in the women’s game. The daughters of Richard Williams and Oracene Prince…