Helen Wills’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

October 6, 1905

Death Date

Jan 1, 1998

Age of Death

92 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Profession

Tennis Player

The tennis player Helen Wills died at the age of 92. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Considered the first female athlete to attain celebrity status, she won Wimbledon eight times, the US Open seven times, and the French Open four times.

She was married to Frederick Moody from 1929-1937, and to Aidan Roark from 1939 until her death.

Quotes

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The 1927 Wimbledon finals were almost put off because of the rain, which threatened every moment.

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Four times out of five the linesman gets a better view of the ball near him than the player himself.

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Unless a player goes in for intensive play and tournament competition, two racquets are sufficient.

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No player can become accustomed to New York’s climate in August in a few days. The playing conditions, the courts in New York and France are very different.

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When I play, I become entirely absorbed in the game. It may be a form of concentration.