2/25/1918 in Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles, USADied:
77Cause of death:
prostate cancer Full name:
Robert Larimore RiggsNoted For:
tennis player; won three championships (1938-41), retired (1951). Claimed any half-decent male player could defeat the best female players. In two "battle of the sexes" matches, beat Margaret Smith Court (1973) but lost to Bille Jean King
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