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played in the era of television, no telling what would have happened. Because, besides everything else, Gussie could play, She always preferred to spell her nickname “Gussy, but reporters at Wimbledon spelled it “Gussie” and that version stuck, at least publicly, for the rest of her life. Gertrude Agusta Moran was born in 1923 to Harry Moran, a sound technician at Universal Studios, nike mercurial superfly v and his wife Emma. They lived in a house near the ocean in Santa Monica. Moran began taking tennis lessons at 11, and later played new nike mercurial superfly fg at Santa Monica High and on traveling junior teams with future luminaries like Kramer and Louise Brough. After retiring from tennis, she toured with the USO, and was once on a helicopter that crashed in Vietnam. She did various stints on radio and television including a sports talk show for six years in New York. Moran married three times, resulting in an annulment and two divorces, and had no children. She returned to live in her childhood home in Santa Monica, but she could not afford to keep it and lost it in 1986. She spent her last years in a tiny, rundown apartment in Hollywood. Moran could have called on any number of welloff friends in the tennis world for help, but she refused. “She was quite proud, Neworth said. “But she wasn’t bitter, Moran always said she wanted red carpet in her house, loving the glamour it invoked. Before she returned from the hospital for the last time, Neworth said, friends pitched in and had one installed. She died a week later. Moran said she was happy that modernday players like Kournikova, Maria Sharapova and the Williams sisters were flashy and unashamed in their court fashion. “What’s wrong with having a good time with your clothes and your body, she said in 2002. “I was not very comfortable doing so. Maybe it would be different now, Moran will be cremated, and friends plan to spread nike mercurial superfly v her ashes in the ocean, in view of her family home nike mercurial superfly v new nike mercurial superfly fg.

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