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Bobby Riggs (1918–1995)

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 ... See full bio »

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 1989 Full Metal Racket (Short)
 1979 Racquet
Charlie
 1976 Jigsaw John (TV Series)
 1974 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Bobby (segment "Love and the Competitors")
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Annimated likeness on a package of Super Sugar Daddy (candy, 1978)

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All my life everything has been a contest. This so turns me on and I so love it---I love the competition---and that's the thing I crave, like some guys crave women. I crave the game... See more »

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He was portrayed by Ron Silver in When Billie Beat Bobby (2001) and by Steve Carell in Battle of the Sexes (2017). See more »

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