Death of Althea Gibson: Age, Cause of Death, Date of Death, What Really Happened!

Death of Althea Gibson

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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?

Tennis Player Althea Gibson died in 2003, 76 years old. The cause of death was 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

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 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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In the field of sports you are more or less accepted for what you do rather than what you are.

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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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No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you.

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