Summary: retired professional tennis player who shocked the modest mid-20th century world tennis when she took the court at staid Wimbledon wearing a short skirt and ruffled underwear in 1949 and whose striking fashion statement appeared on magazine covers around the world as the British press dubbed her "Gorgeous Gussie."
Cause of Death: Colon cancer
Born: September 8, 1923
Died: January 16, 2013
Location: Los Angeles, California