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  • 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!
  • 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.
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