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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.
|Cause of death||Prostate Cancer|
|Age of death||77 years|
|Birthday||February 25, 1918|
|Death date||October 25, 1995|
|Place of death||Leucadia, Encinitas, California, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"Women play about twenty-five percent as good as men, so they should get about twenty-five percent of the money men get."Bobby Riggs
"The man is king. The man is supreme."Bobby Riggs
"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."Bobby Riggs
"My philosophy is to make an offer that the other guy can't refuse, because he thinks there's no way he can't win."Bobby Riggs
"An old ham like me needs to be on stage."Bobby Riggs