Gertrude Moran, "Gorgeous Gussie," playing at Wimbledon in 1949. Her attire, which included a bit of lace, shocked some. George W. Hales/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption George W. Hales/Getty Images The Two-Way A Tennis Tale: Once Famous, 'Gorgeous Gussie' Dies In Obscurity January 23, 2013 When Gertrude "Gorgeous Gussie" Moran showed a bit of lace at Wimbledon in 1949, the tennis world was shocked and she became a huge star. She died last week at the age of 89. The contrast between what the tennis world though was risque in her day and what happens today is remarkable.