Rosie Casals charity event (Getty)
April 3, 2019
During the recent BNP Paribas Open, tennis legends and the Coachella Valley tennis community celebrated Chris Evert as they rallied in support of the local Love & Love Tennis Foundation.
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.
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.
The first Vicki Berner Heart & Spirit Award was presented by Fretz, Casals and Billie Jean King to 17-year-old Tatiana Harvey, a local tennis standout. (Getty Images)
March 24, 2018
The 2018 Annalee Thurston Award reception was hosted by Original 9 member Rosie Casals at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 11.
Love & Love charity match with Martina Navratilova and Chrissie Evert
March 19, 2018
Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert reignited their storied rivalry at the BNP Paribas Open, taking part in a fun exhibition match to raise awareness for the Love & Love Tennis Foundation.
September 19, 2017
'The General' joins the WTA Insider Podcast to discuss the turbulent early days of the tour. From the public courts in San Francisco to Centre Court at Wimbledon, Rosie Casals' trailblazing tennis career was instrumental in forming the foundations of the WTA.
September 8, 2017
WTA founder Billie Jean King opens up about what it was like to work with Emma Stone and Steve Carrell, and why she believes the Academy Award winner was the perfect choice to play her in the upcoming Battle of the Sexes film.
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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.
Rosie Casals, Stacey Allaster, Marion Bartoli, Peachy Kellmeyer
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.
The reunion of the Original 9 at the Family Circle Cup brought back memories, and created new ones.
The Original 9
All nine members of the Original 9 had a very special reunion in Charleston on Friday night.