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Death of Bobby Riggs – Cause and Date

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Death of Bobby Riggs - Cause and Date

Tennis player Bobby Riggs has died aged 77. Here’s everything you want to know, and more!

Biography – A Short Wiki

American tennis enthusiast, known for his love of the game and his philosophy, “If I can’t play for a lot of money, I play for a little money”. And if I can’t play for some money, I stay in bed that day.

He was a great ping-pong player before becoming a great tennis player.

He was the world No. 1 or co-star of world No. 1 tennis for three years, first as an amateur and then as a professional.

How did Bobby Riggs die?

Bobby Riggs, 77, a former Wimbledon and US Open tennis champion who helped make women’s tennis a major spectator and money-making sport by losing a widely promoted match in 1973 to Billie Jean KingBillie Jean KingBillie Jean King (née Moffitt; born November 22, 1943) is a former world No. 1 American tennis player. King has 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. California

Quotation

“If you bet all the time, it’s all just another bet. You don’t even think about the money after you’ve made the arrangements. You’re used to it.”

Bobby Riggs

“People were saying I was tanking, but Billie Jean really beat me.”

Bobby Riggs

“I don’t want to be the guy who sits on a porch with a mint julep in his hand and rocks his life.”

Bobby Riggs

“Women belong in the bedroom and the kitchen, in that order.”

Bobby Riggs

“All my life, everything has been a contest.”

Bobby Riggs

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