Tennis champ, trailblazer Althea Gibson honored at US Open

FILE - In this July 11, 1957, file photo, Althea Gibson, who won the Wimbledon women's singles and doubles, smiles and waves to the crowd from the backseat of the open car during a ticker-tape parade up Broadway in New York. Gibson basked in a ticker tape parade in New York a decade before Arthur Ashe won the 1968 U.S. Open.

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