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.

Pioneer Billie Jean King Moved The Baseline For Women's Tennis

Billie Jean King is an American former World No. King won 39 Grand Slam titles, including 12 singles, 16 women's doubles, and 11 mixed doubles titles. King won the singles title at the inaugural WTA Tour Championships.

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

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

Billie Jean King won a record 20 Wimbledon championships and helped win equal treatment for women in sports famously beating Bobby Riggs in 1973 in "The Battle of the sexes" after he said to her that men were superior athletes.

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

Billy Jean King beat "male chauvinistic pig" Bobby Riggs in the 1973 Battle of the Sexes.

11 Billie Jean King Quotes That Prove EVERY Woman Can Be A Champion... and how difficult it can be

11 Billie Jean King Quotes That Prove EVERY Woman Can Be A Champion

11 Billie Jean King Quotes That Prove EVERY Woman Can Be A Champion. and how difficult it can be

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

Great tennis ladies from the 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 King coached a men’s tennis team called the “Philadelphia Freedoms,” making her one of the first women ever to coach men.

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