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.
Venus Williams, Serena Williams
On January 21, 1998, a pair of sisters played their first match of a rivalry that spans three decades; relive Venus and Serena's Melbourne meeting on wtatennis.com!
Dominika Cibulkova
Each day this week wtatennis.com is looking back at one of 2016's most memorable matches; next up is Dominika Cibulkova's Wimbledon classic against Agnieszka Radwanska.
Petra Kvitova
Each day this week wtatennis.com is looking back at one of 2016's most memorable matches; next up is Petra Kvitova's epic win over Angelique Kerber in Wuhan.
Dominika Cibulkova
The final chapter in a memorable season came in Singapore as Dominika Cibulkova recovered from a rocky start to triumph at the season-ending showpiece.
Angelique Kerber
Monica Puig struck gold in Rio, Karolina Pliskova made her major breakthrough, and Angelique Kerber claimed the World No.1 ranking at the US Open during a memorable summer on tour.
© Ted Tinling
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.
King beat Riggs 64 63 63. Despite their differences, they developed a strong bond.
Forty-three years ago, Billie Jean King struck a telling blow in the equal-rights movement when she defeated Bobby Riggs in front of 30,000 people in the Houston Astrodome.
Alan Trengove
Alan Trengove, one of the most respected voices in Australian journalism and winner of ATP's Ron Bookman Media Excellence Award, has passed away.
Serena Williams
Three weeks after winning Wimbledon Serena Williams was back on the rapidly refurbished lawns of the All England Club to compete for Olympic gold, picking up where she left off with an imperious run to gold.
Elena Dementieva, Dinara Safina
The Beijing Olympics saw tennis' eternal bridesmaids finally take centre stage as Russia completed a clean sweep of the medals.
Justine Henin, Amelie Mauresmo
In 2004 the Olympics returned to Athens, its spiritual birthplace, where a young Belgian overcame all the obstacles to achieve gold.