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Bobby Riggs (Robert Larrimore Riggs)

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Biography

Los Angeles, California, USA
Bobby Riggs was probably most famous for losing to Billie Jean King in the famous September 20, 1973 Battle of the Sexes match at the Houston Astodome. What is often forgotten is that Bobby Riggs was at one point the number 1 tennis player in the world and a former Wimbledon and United States Champion. He was reputed to have bet on myself to win the singles, men's doubles and mixed doubles in the 1939 Wimbledon. The story goes that if he won all 3 titles that he would win $108,000. Read more...

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Kings of the Court 1997

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The Odd Couple 1970

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The Dean Martin Show 1965

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Makers: Women Who Make America 2013

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