Tagged with 'billie jean king'

  • Daily Insider: Stone In BJK Film

    November 19, 2015
    WTA Insider Courtney Nguyen | Emma Stone is set to play Billie Jean King in a movie about the 'Battle of the Sexes' match and Dominika Cibulkova has her own 'Pome!' towel you can purchase.
  • Serena & Celebs Glam Up In New York

    November 10, 2015
    Serena Williams joined the biggest celebs - including Selena Gomez, Caitlyn Jenner and Kylie Jenner - at the Glamour Women Of The Year Awards. See the pics here!
  • BJK Raises Over 1M In Smash Hits

    October 13, 2015
    Billie Jean King partnered with Elton John for the 23rd annual Mylan World TeamTennis Smash Hits in Las Vegas, raising over one million dollars for the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
  • Serena Tweets Venus After Her 700th Win

    September 30, 2015
    In case you missed it, Venus Williams scored the 700th match win of her career in Wuhan on Tuesday, and some big names gave her props over Twitter - including little sis.
  • Looking Back On The Original Nine

    September 23, 2015
    In 1970, Billie Jean King led a group of nine women who stepped over the line and hit an ace for the equal rights movement with the creation of the Virginia Slims Circuit.
  • Remembering The Battle Of The Sexes

    September 20, 2015
    42 years ago, Billie Jean King made a giant leap forward for the equal rights movement when she made history by beating Bobby Riggs in the Houston Astrodome.
  • Original 9 Remembered At US Open

    September 11, 2015
    Six members of the Original 9 reunited at the US Open for a ceremony commemorating their efforts for equality in sport 45 years ago.
  • Jenner, Jonas & Oprah At Serena & Venus

    September 08, 2015
    The celebs were out in full force - not just at Arthur Ashe Stadium, but on Twitter - for the Williams sisters' US Open blockbuster on Tuesday night. See all the pics and tweets here.
  • Power To Inspire: Jimmy Evert

    August 23, 2015
    Heartfelt tributes have flowed from the tennis family in honor of iconic tennis coach Jimmy Evert, who passed away on Friday night at the age of 91. Read them right here.
  • Murray & Navratilova On Right To Play

    July 23, 2015
    Right To Play, which helps transform the lives of disadvantaged children around the world through sport and play, hosted a star-studded breakfast discussion at Wimbledon.
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