6/18/15 Via Championship Tennis: #TBT: In 2000, Venus Williams defeats sister Serena Williams to become only the 2nd African American female to win the Championships, #Wimbledon title since Althea Gibson won it in 1957 & successfully defended in 1958. Little sis Serena would soon follow as only the 3rd African American woman to win The Championships, Wimbledon.
Serena Williams of U.S. gestures after losing a point to Alize Cornet of France during their women's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Saturday, June 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Sang Tan) ▼30Jun2014AP｜103 years since no Americans in Wimbledon last 16 http://bigstory.ap.org/article/zero-us-men-women-reach-wimbledons-round-16 #The_Championships_Wimbledon_2014 #Serena_Williams
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 22: Venus Williams of the United States reacts to a play during her second round match against Kimiko Date-Krumm of Japan on Day Three of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 22, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)