Evolution of Prize Money: Part 1 - It Takes Persistence
April 2, 2019
Part one of our new video series, 'Evolution of Prize Money', presented by Cambridge Global Payments, focuses on the standard bearers in the battle for equal pay across men's and women's professional tennis.
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March 15, 2019
WTA founder Billie Jean King has joined the tennis community in remembering Paul Hutchins, who has died at the age of 73.
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March 8, 2019
WTA player Danielle Collins debuts as the first story in the It Takes a Journey series, which aims to inspire the next generation of female champions on and off the court.
Billie Jean King (Twitter/Billie Jean King)
February 11, 2019
The new picture book biography details the life of WTA founder and legend Billie Jean King and her fight for equality.
Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka, Andy Murray - US Open 2014 - Getty
January 11, 2019
Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has announced his impending retirement from tennis - and some of the WTA Tour's biggest stars were quick to praise the long-time vocal supporter of equality in the sport.
The Original Nine
January 1, 2019
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.
Billie Jean King, Singapore 2018 (Getty)
December 29, 2018
WTA founder Billie Jean King is among the nominees for the greatest icon of the 20th century, according to a new documentary series produced by BBC Two.
Billie Jean King, BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards 2018 (Getty)
December 16, 2018
WTA Legend and founder Billie Jean King was honored with the lifetime achievement award at the annual BBC Sports Personality of the Year show on Sunday.
Billie Jean King (Getty)
November 22, 2018
The founder of the WTA celebrates her 75th birthday on November 22.
Billie Jean King, BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global, Singapore
October 24, 2018
WTA Founder and Legends Ambassador Billie Jean King gave a rousing press conference on Wednesday at the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global, commenting on debutantes Naomi Osaka and Sloane Stephens.
September 27, 2018
Hace 48 años, las “9 original” de la WTA firmaron contratos de 1$ para crear un tenis femenino profesional. Billie Jean King, Peaches Bartkowicz y Rosie Casals recuerdan ese momento y su legado.
The Original 9
September 26, 2018
48 years ago, the WTA’s Original 9 famously signed $1 contracts to create professional women’s tennis. Billie Jean King, Peaches Bartkowicz and Rosie Casals look back at that moment and its legacy.