In 1950, tennis player Althea Gibson was the first black to play at Forest Hills.
In 1950, tennis player Althea Gibson was the first black to play at Forest Hills. © Bettmann/CORBIS
In 1950, tennis player Althea Gibson was the first black to play at Forest Hills. © Bettmann/CORBIS

New PBS documentary 'rediscovers' groundbreaking tennis great Althea Gibson

September 03, 2015 9:15 AM