Tagged with 'historic moment'

  • CNN Open Court: Henin's Third Act

    November 11, 2015
    Former No.1 Justine Henin spoke with CNN about her glittering career and her new life as a mom and coach at her academy.
  • On This Day: Henin Becomes No.1

    October 20, 2015
    Fulfilling a promise to her late mother, Justine Henin had a breakthrough 2003 that climaxed in Zürich, where she finally ascended to No.1 on the WTA Rankings.
  • On This Day: Capriati Becomes No.1

    October 15, 2015
    Over a decade after her initial breakthrough, the original WTA Rising Star came good in a big way in 2001, winning half of the Calender Year Grand Slam to find herself atop the WTA Rankings.
  • 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.
  • Ehritt-Vanc Helping Next Generation

    May 24, 2015
    While Virginia Ruzici, Irina Spirlea and now Simona Halep have been the central characters in putting Romanian tennis on the map, one of their compatriots is helping future generations achieve their dreams.
  • Austin: An Original Rising Star

    April 25, 2015
    One of the WTA's original rising stars, Tracy Austin, takes a look back over her Hall of Fame career for WTAFinals.com.
  • BNP Paribas Open Honors WTA Icons

    March 16, 2015
    Dozens of tennis legends gathered in Indian Wells to honor two women who helped change the face of women's tennis.
  • Mauresmo To Enter Hall Of Fame

    March 09, 2015
    On Monday, former World No.1 Amélie Mauresmo received confirmation over her induction to the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
  • CNN: King Leaves Her Mark

    March 03, 2015
    Billie Jean King won 39 Grand Slam titles - 20 at Wimbledon alone - but her legacy stretches far beyond the world of tennis.
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