Billie Jean King, Bobby Riggs - this was such a big deal in the '70's - Battle of the Sexes

Billie Jean King, Bobby Riggs - this was such a big deal in the '70's - Battle of the Sexes

This is what victory feels like! Billie Jean King - 1978 US Open.

Eight Great U.S. Open Tennis Moments That Don’t Involve a Ball

Billie Jean King the primary mover of women's tennis. Finally honored when the US OPEN facility was renamed the USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center.

Billie Jean King the primary mover of women's tennis. Finally honored when the US OPEN facility was renamed the USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center.

"Champions keep playing until they get it right."    Billie Jean King

The 50 Most Inspirational Sports Quotes in History

“Be bold. If you’re going to make an error, make a doozey, and don’t be afraid to hit the ball.” - Billie Jean King

“Be bold. If you’re going to make an error, make a doozey, and don’t be afraid to hit the ball.” - Billie Jean King

Great ladies from the 70's: Virginia Wade, Evonne Goolagong, Rosie Casals and Billie Jean King

Great ladies from the 70's: Virginia Wade, Evonne Goolagong, Rosie Casals and Billie Jean King

Did you know Elton John’s ‘Philadelphia Freedom’ is dedicated to Billie Jean King? At the time (1974), King coached a men’s tennis team called the “Philadelphia Freedoms,” making her one of the first women ever to coach men.

Billie Jean King

Did you know Elton John’s ‘Philadelphia Freedom’ is dedicated to Billie Jean King? At the time (1974), King coached a men’s tennis team called the “Philadelphia Freedoms,” making her one of the first women ever to coach men.

international tennis star Billie Jean King won a record twenty Wimbledon championships and helped win equal treatment for women in sports.

international tennis star Billie Jean King won a record twenty Wimbledon championships and helped win equal treatment for women in sports.

Vintage BILLIE JEAN KING Tennis Racket Autograph Wilson Wood Racquet Light 4 1/4 #Wilson

Vintage BILLIE JEAN KING Tennis Racket Autograph Wilson Wood Racquet Light 4 1/4

Vintage BILLIE JEAN KING Tennis Racket Autograph Wilson Wood Racquet Light 4 1/4 #Wilson

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