Tagged with 'historic moment'

  • Olympic Memories: Barcelona

    July 29, 2016
    Barcelona saw a 16-year-old named Jennifer Capriati come of age, defeating Steffi Graf to capture gold.
  • Olympic Memories: Seoul

    July 28, 2016
    Tennis made its return to the Olympics in Seoul in 1988 where a German teenager swept her way into the history books.
  • The Serena Williams Stats You Need

    June 03, 2016
    Winning streaks, finals streaks, Grand Slams performances and her magnificent record since joining forces with Patrick Mouratoglou - a bevy of the best Serena Williams stats are right here...
  • 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.
  • #tbt: When Venus Met Serena

    January 21, 2016
    On January 21, 1998, a pair of sisters played their first match of what would become the most storied rivalry in tennis; relive Venus and Serena's Melbourne meeting on wtatennis.com!
  • 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.
To The Top