Tennis Player

Bobby Riggs, R.I.P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The tennis player Bobby Riggs passed away at age 77, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Bobby Riggs 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' death was caused by prostate cancer.

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Information about the death of Bobby Riggs
Cause of deathProstate Cancer
Age of death77 years
ProfessionTennis Player
BirthdayFebruary 25, 1918
Death dateOctober 25, 1995
Place of deathLeucadia, Encinitas, California, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Bobby Riggs

"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."

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"Women should do kitchen work and take care of babies."

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"When I don't enjoy it anymore, I'll stop. But I think as long as people want me to be where the action is, I'll be there. I just love to play tennis."

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"I'm always ready to play for money."

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"It's no disgrace to play against the world's champions and lose by one service break in the last two sets."

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