Tagged with 'billie jean king'

  • WTA Independence Day: Rebellion & Independence

    September 23, 2016
    On this day 46 years ago, nine women stood up to the tennis establishment in the name of equal rights. Adam Lincoln looks back on a moment that changed the sport forever.
  • The Battle Of The Sexes: 43 Years On

    September 20, 2016
    Forty-three years ago, Billie Jean King struck a telling blow in the equal-rights movement when she defeated Bobby Riggs in front of 30,000 people in the Houston Astrodome.
  • WTA Legends Reunite At Wimbledon

    July 06, 2016
    The eleventh reunion of the WTA Alumnae & Friends Program took place earlier this week in SW19 and honored the beloved Bulgarian former player and coach, Youlia Berberian-Maleeva.
  • WTA Players #PrayForOrlando

    June 13, 2016
    WTA players including Serena Williams, Ana Ivanovic, Genie Bouchard and more have been tweeting messages of support to the Orlando and LGBT community.
  • Game’s Greats Gather In Indian Wells

    March 19, 2016
    The greats of the WTA gathered in Indian Wells for the tenth anniversary reunion of the WTA's Alumnae & Friends Program - everyone from Billie Jean King to Chris Evert and Tracy Austin were in attendance.
  • Happy International Women's Day

    March 08, 2016
    WTA stars took to Twitter to celebrate International Women's Day 2016 - here's what Serena Williams, Petra Kvitova, Billie Jean King and more had to say!
  • BJK Headlines NFL In The Huddle

    February 04, 2016
    WTA founder and equal rights pioneer Billie Jean King was on hand to deliver a speech at the NFL's In the Huddle to Advance Women in Sport.
  • Celebs Are Praising Serena Williams

    December 15, 2015
    Michelle Obama, Zendaya, Mindy Kaling - here are just some of the props Serena Williams has been getting over Twitter after being named Sports Illustrated Sportsperson Of The Year.
  • 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!
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