Bobby Riggs

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Birthday
25, 1918
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Oct 25, 1995 (77)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
25, 1918
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Oct 25, 1995 (77)

About

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.'

Before Fame

He was a great ping pong player before he became a great tennis player.

Trivia

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.

Family Life

He fathered six children with two different wives.

Associated With

He was defeated by women's tennis pro, Billie Jean King .