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Billie Jean King

Eniola Aluko pictured in September 2018
Eni Aluko named sporting director of Los Angeles side Angel City FC
The 34-year-old former England forward is taking up the post after leaving her role as Aston Villa Women's sporting director.
May 20, 10:57
Salford Red Devils' Kevin Brown scores their third try on March 13, 2020
Challenge Cup final: A look at the world when Salford last went to Wembley
Salford face Leeds this weekend in their first Challenge Cup final since 1969, while their last success in the competition was in 1938.
Oct 13, 12:23
Bobby Riggs of the USA comes off court defeated by Billie Jean-King of the USA after a Battle of the Sexes Challenge Match held at the Astrodome, in Houston, Texas
Fed Cup renamed Billie Jean King Cup
The historic competition will now be known as the Billie Jean King Cup.
Sep 17, 13:19
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Sporting film of the day to help you through lockdown: Battle of the Sexes
A look at the 2017 film.
Apr 9, 16:44
Johanna Konta celebrates winning her French Open quarter-final on June 4, 2019
Billie Jean King backs Johanna Konta for French Open glory
King has been impressed by the improvement in Konta's mentality.
Jun 5, 17:10
Geraint Thomas pictured in August 2018
Geraint Thomas beats Lewis Hamilton and Harry Kane to BBC SPOTY crown
The Tour de France champion becomes the fourth cyclist to win the prize in the last decade.
Dec 16, 21:54
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Billie Jean King: 'Serena Williams is the greatest female player ever'
Billie Jean King declares Serena Williams as the greatest female tennis player of all time following her Wimbledon triumph over Angelique Kerber.
Jul 10, 13:51
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Novak Djokovic backtracks further on comments about equal pay in tennis
World number one Novak Djokovic further backtracks on his suggestion that men's prize money should be higher than that paid in women's tennis.
Mar 24, 10:01
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Singer Elton John plays Martina Navratilova in charity match in Las Vegas
Elton John takes on Martina Navratilova in his annual charity tennis event in Las Vegas.
Oct 14, 11:14
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Elizabeth Banks, Paul Giamatti to star in HBO's 'Battle of the Sexes'
HBO is reportedly developing a drama based on the famous 'Battle of the Sexes' tennis match.
Mar 11, 00:20
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Eugenie Bouchard: 'Twirl incident kind of funny'
Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard deflects controversy regarding a request to twirl for the audience at the Australian Open in Melbourne.
Jan 23, 08:42
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Billie Jean King labels twirl requests "sexist"
Former Grand Slam champion Bille Jean King is angry at the "sexist" interviewer who has asked Serena Williams and Eugenie Bouchard to twirl for the crowd.
Jan 23, 00:44
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Martina Navratilova hopeful of giving boost to Agnieszka Radwanska
Martina Navratilova believes that she has the ability to help Agnieszka Radwanska reach the next level in her search for a first Grand Slam title.
Jan 22, 07:59
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WTA Finals move to Singapore
The WTA confirms that its end-of-year finals tournament will be held in Singapore until at least 2018.
Jun 29, 15:47
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Billie Jean King "saddened" by death of Elena Baltacha to liver cancer
Billie Jean King expresses her sadness at the death of former British number one Elena Baltacha, who lost her battle with liver cancer on Sunday morning.
May 5, 08:57
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Serena Williams: 'I always face pressure on court'
Serena Williams believes that she will always be under "tremendous pressure" when she steps onto the court.
Mar 18, 22:01
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Billie Jean King: 'Snubbing female coaches is a big mistake'
Billie Jean King says that tennis players are making a "big mistake" by not taking on female coaches.
Mar 12, 11:30
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Billie Jean King pleads to International Olympic Committee over gay rights laws
Retired tennis player Billie Jean King calls on the International Olympic Committee to take a country's stance on gay rights into account when choosing a host city.
Feb 23, 08:15
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Billie Jean King to attend closing ceremony of Winter Olympic Games
Billie Jean King announces that she will attend the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.
Feb 15, 20:36
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Vladimir Putin visits Team USA in Sochi
Russian president Vladimir Putin visits the American base in Sochi to defuse rumours of tension between himself and Barack Obama, who is not attending the Winter Olympics.
Feb 14, 15:18
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Billie Jean King's mother dies
Billie Jean King's publicist announces that Betty Moffitt, the tennis player's mother, has passed away at the age of 91.
Feb 8, 08:11
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Billie Jean King to miss Winter Olympics opening cerenomy
Former tennis player Billie Jean King will not be attending Friday's opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics in Russia because of her mother's ill health.
Feb 6, 13:36
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Preview: Serena Williams vs. Victoria Azarenka
Sports Mole previews Sunday's US Open final between Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka.
Sep 7, 18:20
French Open finalists Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams line-up before the match on June 8, 2013
Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams turn out for WTA celebration
Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams celebrate 40 years of the Women's Tennis Association despite their public spat.
Jul 1, 12:57
Andy Murray celebrates his win over Benjamin Becker on June 24, 2013
Andy Murray challenges Serena Williams on Twitter
Serena Williams says that she would be willing to take on Andy Murray in a friendly match on clay.
Jun 27, 23:41
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Billie Jean King: Laura Robson must "believe in herself"
Bille Jean King urges Laura Robson to believe in herself ahead of her big clash with Li Na today.
Aug 31, 07:00

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2Liverpool54101211113
3Manchester UnitedMan Utd5410134913
4Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton540174312
5Manchester CityMan City53111111010
6Everton5311107310
7Tottenham HotspurSpurs530236-39
8West Ham UnitedWest Ham522111748
9Brentford52215238
10Aston Villa52128717
11Watford520368-26
12Leicester CityLeicester520358-36
13Arsenal520329-76
14Crystal Palace512258-35
15Southampton504146-24
16Wolverhampton WanderersWolves510425-33
17Leeds UnitedLeeds5032512-73
18Newcastle UnitedNewcastle5023613-72
19Burnley501439-61
20Norwich CityNorwich5005214-120

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