Once upon a time there was a tennis champion named Bobby Riggs. At the age of 55, he was certain he could beat any women’s player in the world. And so there came the “Battle of the Sexes,” with Riggs taking on Billie Jean King in one of the most significant matches in tennis history.

A common question among tennis folk of a certain age: Where were you when that match happened? In this edition of Talking Tennis with Tracy, Hall of Famer Tracy Austin shares a very vivid memory from that September 1973 evening. (Watch below.)