Biography of Bobby Riggs

Bobby Riggs is a tennis player, was born in Los Angeles. In the biography of Bobby Riggs, tennis games began to be intensively conducted at the age of 11.

In the 1930s, he won several competitions, in 1938 helped the US team win the Davis Cup. After winning at Wimbledon in 1939, the US national championship in 1939, 1941, Bobby took up professional tennis. The athlete won the national professional championship three times: in 1946, 1947, 1949.

In May 1973, Bobby came out of retirement... to conduct a professional tennis game with Margaret Court. Bobby defeated the athlete, having conducted a match “the winner takes everything,” which was broadcast on television.

Proclaiming superiority in the sport of a man over a woman, regardless of the age of his rivals, Riggs challenged Billy Jean King. This duel of two professionals in the biography of Bobby Riggs took place in September 1973. Suddenly, the athlete lost in front of a multimillion-dollar television audience and 30492 spectators of the game in Houston.


Biography of Bobby Riggs