How Althea Gibson Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Althea Gibson reached the respectable age of 76 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous tennis player.

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

No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you.

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

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

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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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