Althea Gibson Death Facts: Age, Cause of Death, Birthday, Date of Death Tragedy!

Althea Gibson died at age 76, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding Tennis Player Althea Gibson's death.

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?

Althea Gibson's death was caused by Urinary Tract Infections (utis).

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

Quotes

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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Being champion is all well and good, but you can’t eat a crown.

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I always wanted to be somebody. If I made it, it’s half because I was game enough to take a lot of punishment along the way and half because there were a lot of people who cared enough to help me.

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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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I don’t want to be put on a pedestal. I just want to be reasonably successful and live a normal life with all the conveniences to make it so.

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