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SHARE THIS ARTICLEThe film Battle of the Sexes comes out this week timed with the real event’s 44th anniversary. The actual match is arguably one of the most symbolic battles in sports. Let’s...

SHARE THIS ARTICLEA bit of history first: The 1960s and 1970s were prime time for social change. “Traditional” societal norms were being challenged throughout contemporary culture (see Women’s...

SHARE THIS ARTICLEIn a press conference on the Indian Wells tennis grounds today Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) announced that the league’s co-founder and sports icon Billie Jean King has sold her majority...

SHARE THIS ARTICLETennis legend Billie Jean King has donated her personal archives to the New-York Historical Society.  The donation includes photo, scrapbooks, equipment, even her 2009 Presidential...

SHARE THIS ARTICLEOct. 12, 2015; Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV, USA;2015 Mylan WTT Smash HitsAndre Agassi, Stefanie Graf, Tracy Austin, James Blake, Billie Jean King, Sir Elton John, Martina Navratilova,...

SHARE THIS ARTICLESir Elton John and Billie Jean King have finalized their teams for the 23rd annual Mylan WTT Smash Hits, a charity tennis event set for October 12, 2015 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas....

SHARE THIS ARTICLEIf you don’t focus clearly on the ball, you’re probably not going to take a clean cut at it. That’s where Billie Jean King’s Eye Coach comes in. Check out this...

SHARE THIS ARTICLEWTA tennis legends and #1s gathered yesterday on Wimby’s day of rest to celebrate 40 years of success on court and in sports: © Getty Images Double click the above image to enlarge:...

SHARE THIS ARTICLE Tennis is having another big moment and I'm worried. As happened during the 1970s, talent, looks, charisma and lifestyle have aligned for many of the reigning players. This time,...

SHARE THIS ARTICLE _ Tonight's 18th annual  WTT Smash Hits presented by Geico kicks off a series of non-tour charity tennis events that roll right on through December. Here's what's...