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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • WTA's Kellmeyer To Be Honored In WV

    February 02, 2014
    Fern Lee 'Peachy' Kellmeyer, the first employee and director of the WTA in 1973 who still serves the organization, will be inducted into the West Virginia Sports Hall Of Fame this coming May 4.
  • Portrait Of Our Ladies

    April 08, 2012
    All nine members of the Original 9 had a very special reunion in Charleston on Friday night.
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