Garrison, Zina (1963–)
Garrison, Zina (1963–)
African-American tennis player. Name variations: Zina Garrison-Jackson. Born Nov 16, 1963, in Houston, TX; m. Willard Jackson.
Won junior titles at both Wimbledon and US Open (1981); won a gold medal for doubles and a bronze medal for singles at Seoul Olympics (1988); advanced to finals at Wimbledon, becoming the 1st African-American woman to reach Wimbledon finals since Althea Gibson, but lost to Martina Navratilova (1990); established the Zina Garrison Foundation (1988).
See also Women in World History.
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