Google doodle is honoring tennis legend Althea Gibson, who would have turned 87-years-old Monday.
Gibson became the first African American to win Wimbledon and other major tennis events. She also lived in Wilmington.
A tennis center, located at Empie Park, was named after Gibson in September of 2009.
Gibson died on September 28, 2003 in New Jersey.
To see the doodle, click here.
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