Billie Jean King

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United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)

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But then I read the script and I wanted to learn as much as I possibly could about Billie Jean King in that era, because she was going through so much and there was a lot the public didn't know about her.
Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and her ballsy manager Gladys Heldman (Sarah Silverman) are enraged when Jack Kramer (Bill Pullman), one of the founders of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), announces the prize money for a forthcoming tournament, which is heavily weighted in favour of the male players.
Emma Stone as Billie Jean King and Steve Carell as Bobby Riggs
Emma Stone plays Billie Jean King as she fights against the status quo while coming to terms with her own sexuality while Steve Carell plays Bobby Riggs, a tennis pro facing a gambling problem who is hell bent on recapturing his glory days with the spotlight shining on him again.
As part of the USTAs ongoing transformation of the US Open grounds, there was no better time to bring on Aramark as our retail partner to help bring our merchandise program to an even higher level of exceptional service and customer satisfaction, said Danny Zausner, Chief Operating Officer, USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
Defeat Court, thus luring Billie Jean King into a match to defend the honor of female tennis players.
In this fascinating study, historian Susan Ware uses the famous 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs to explore the modern feminist movement, particularly the "benefits and limits of liberal feminism" that emphasized equality and individual achievement (12).
MARIA SHARAPOVA hopes she can emulate women's tennis pioneer Billie Jean King and set an example for the players who will follow in her footsteps as she once again sits on top of the world.
Summary: Venus Williams rallied for a 6-4 3-6 7-5 win over Kim Clijsters in an exhibition match at the Billie Jean King Cup in New York.
I feel really special that I was able to tie Billie Jean King because in my heart of hearts I've been going for it," she said.
The tennis championship was held from August 31 to September 13 at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows.
One upping a man in tennis thirty five years ago has given Tennis star Billie Jean King much to think about.
AT&T said that the company has deployed a portable Cell Site on Wheels (COW) at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Centre in Flushing, to accommodate the anticipated increase in wireless voice and data traffic inside and around the Arthur Ashe Stadium, the parking lots at Shea Stadium and Corona Park and along the heavily travelled Grand Central Parkway.
JULY 8, 1967: Billie Jean King beat Ann Hayden-Jones to win Wimbledon Singles title.
HOLLYWOOD HBO's Ross Greenburg was among those honored as Billie Jean King served up a second set of her self-titled Billie Awards on April 11 at the Beverly Hilton.