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.
This is what victory feels like! Billie Jean King ~ 1978 US Open
"I thought it would set us back 50 years if I didn't win that match. It would ruin the women's tour and affect all women's self esteem." - Billie Jean King (1943)
Billie Jean King, Bobby Riggs - this was such a big deal in the '70's - Battle of the Sexes
Billie Jean King won 39 Grand Slam titles, including 12 singles, 16 women's doubles, and 11 mixed doubles titles.
international tennis star Billie Jean King won a record twenty Wimbledon championships and helped win equal treatment for women in sports.
Read all of the inspiring quotes from Glamour's Women of the Year Awards. @levoleague
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.
Great ladies from the 70's: Virginia Wade, Evonne Goolagong, Rosie Casals and Billie Jean King
Robert Redford et Christy Turlington lors de la finale de l'US Open entre Serena Williams et Caroline Wozniacki, le 7 septembre 2014 à l'USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center de New York