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Billie Jean King describes Battle of the Sexes as ‘a catalyst for social change’

King, then 29 and the number one women’s tennis player in the world, had got the better of Riggs in three straight sets at the Houston’s Astrodome.

Billie Jean King poses with the trophy after her famous Battle of the Sexes match(X)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 07:25 PM IST

Rise of the rebels: The Original 9 of tennis set the ball rolling for women

An elite group of players advocated for equal prize money in the '60s. Change finally came to the US Open in 1973; the other Grand Slams gradually followed.

The Original 9 at the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Women’s Tennis Association. “Everyone thinks women should be thrilled when we get crumbs,” Billie Jean King, who spearheaded the movement, said, while speaking at the Italian Open in 1970. “I want women to have the cake, the icing, and the cherry on top too.” (AP)
Updated on Jul 24, 2023 06:16 PM IST

Emma Raducanu 'unavailable' for Britain's Billie Jean King Cup squad

Captain Anne Keothavong has revealed that Emma Raducanu won't be available for Britain's Billie Jean King Cup qualifiers vs France.

Emma Raducanu in action.(AP)
Published on Mar 17, 2023 11:34 PM IST
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India win first match in Billie Jean King Cup

Rutuja Bhosale handed India a 1-0 lead when she beat Beatrice Gumulya 6-4 6-1 in one hour 23 minutes.

Rutuja Bhosale(Indian Tennis Daily)
Published on Apr 15, 2022 01:34 PM IST

Billie Jean King memoir 'All In' to be published in August

Billie Jean King has a memoir coming this summer, and she calls it a journey to her “authentic self.”

King, 77, will also write about her activism on behalf of women in tennis and beyond, and such private struggles as an eating disorder and acknowledging her sexual identity.(Amazon)
Published on Mar 05, 2021 10:52 AM IST
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