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.

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, 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

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.

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

#Tennis #Motivation: Champions keep on playing until they get it right ~ Billie Jean King

#Tennis #Motivation: Champions keep on playing until they get it right ~ 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

“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

American Masters: Billie Jean King [DVD] [English] [2013]

American Masters: Billie Jean King [DVD] [English] [2013]

Jessica Mendoza Photos Photos - (L-R) Woman's Sports Foundation President Aimee Mullins, Tennis player Billie Jean King, and Softball player Jessica Mendoza and Danielle Stone (FRONT) attend the VIP reception at the 29th annual Salute to Women in Sports Awards presented by the Women's Sports Foundation at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on October 14, 2008 in New York City. - 29th Annual Women's Sports Foundation Awards Gala - VIP Reception

Jessica Mendoza Photos Photos: 29th Annual Women's Sports Foundation Awards Gala - VIP Reception

Jessica Mendoza Photos Photos - (L-R) Woman's Sports Foundation President Aimee Mullins, Tennis player Billie Jean King, and Softball player Jessica Mendoza and Danielle Stone (FRONT) attend the VIP reception at the 29th annual Salute to Women in Sports Awards presented by the Women's Sports Foundation at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on October 14, 2008 in New York City. - 29th Annual Women's Sports Foundation Awards Gala - VIP Reception

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