Results for: Billie Jean King

Stories of the Open Era: Billie Jean King

King won a total of 39 Grand Slam trophies, including 20 Wimbledon titles.

Jun 21, 2018
by Ashley Ndebele

The 50 Greatest Players of the Open Era (W): No. 6, Billie Jean King

While she hailed from tennis-rich Southern California, King was considered an outsider.

Feb 23, 2018
by Steve Tignor

Battle of the Bidders: Bobby Riggs' racquet expected to fetch $50-75k

The Head frame used in the iconic Battle of the Sexes match will be auctioned on Jan. 22.

Jan 19, 2018
by Ed McGrogan

A back-and-forth rally on substance and style in 'Battle of the Sexes'

This entertaining history on tennis' most-watched match has present-day takeaways.

Sep 26, 2017
by Steve Tignor

WATCH: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Billie Jean King on 'Battle of Sexes'

The film's stars break down its biggest message: continuing the conversation of equality.

Sep 21, 2017
by Nina Pantic

Emma Stone opens up about playing King in Battle of the Sexes

The film will be released on Sept. 22 in select theaters, and Sept. 29 everywhere. 

Sep 11, 2017
by Baseline Staff

What's next for Mylan World TeamTennis?

The league’s newest innovation is on-player microphones.  

Aug 01, 2017
by Nick McCarvel

King compliments Northwestern grads for accepting diversity

This is "the best generation so far" when it comes to inclusion, the sports pioneer said. 

Jun 17, 2017
by AP