How Did Althea Gibson Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Althea Gibson death

The tennis player Althea Gibson passed away at age 76, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Late tennis star who became the first African American woman to win Wimbledon in 1957.

She got married to Sydney Llewellyn in 1983, after ending an 11-year marriage with William Darben in 1976.

How did Althea Gibson die?

Urinary Tract Infections (utis) caused Althea Gibson's death in 2003.

Information about the death of Althea Gibson
Cause of deathUrinary Tract Infections (utis)
Age of death76 years
ProfessionTennis Player
BirthdayAugust 25, 1927
Death dateSeptember 28, 2003
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you.

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Shaking hands with the Queen of England was a long way from being forced to sit in the colored section of the bus going into downtown Wilmington, North Carolina.

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I think I have done enough for sports and made enough of a name for myself to deserve some sort of backing – most of the other girls have it.

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In the field of sports you are more or less accepted for what you do rather than what you are.

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In sports, you simply aren’t considered a real champion until you have defended your title successfully. Winning it once can be a fluke; winning it twice proves you are the best.

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