Bobby Riggs’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

February 25, 1918

Death Date

October 25, 1995

Age of Death

77 years

Cause of Death

Prostate Cancer

Place of Death

Leucadia, Encinitas, California, United States

Profession

Tennis Player

The tennis player Bobby Riggs died at the age of 77. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

US tennis freak who was known for his love of the game and his philosophy, ‘If I can’t play for big money, I play for a little money. And if I can’t play for a little money, I stay in bed that day.’

He was a great ping pong player before he became a great tennis player.

He was the World No. 1 or the co-World No. 1 tennis star for three years, initially as an amateur and later as a professional.

How did Bobby Riggs die?

Bobby Riggs, 77, a former Wimbledon and U.S. Open tennis champion who helped make women’s tennis a major spectator and money sport by losing a widely promoted 1973 match to Billie Jean KingBillie Jean KingBillie Jean King (née Moffitt; born November 22, 1943) is an American former world No. 1 tennis player. King won 39 major titles: 12 in singles, 16 in women’s doubles, and 11 in mixed doubles. King was a member of the victorious United States team in seven Federation Cups and nine Wightman Cups.https://en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Billie_Jean_KingBillie Jean King – Wikipedia, died of prostate cancer Oct. 25 at his home in Leucadia, Calif.

Quotes

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"If you're betting all the time, everything is just another bet. You don't even think about the money after you've made the arrangements. You're used to it."

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"People said I was tanking, but Billie Jean beat me fair and square."

Bobby Riggs
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"I don't want to be the guy who sits on a front porch with a mint julep in his hand and rocks his life away."

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"Women belong in the bedroom and the kitchen, in that order."

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"All my life, everything has been a contest."

Bobby Riggs