Today in Black History: September 11, 1999 “Serena Williams Became the 2nd African-American Female To Win the U.S. Open”

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On September 11, 1999, at the age of seventeen Serena Williams became the second African-American female to win the U.S. Open. The first African-American to do so was Althea Gibson in 1958.

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Source: NewsOne

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