Billie Jean King

Serena Williams of The United States reacts during the Ladies Singles first round match against Amra Sadikovic of Switzerland on day two of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2016 in London,
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
Novak Djokovic plays a backhand stroke during the French Open semi-final against Andy Murray at Roland Garros on June 5, 2015
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
Martina Navratilova watches the Ladies Singles Final at Wimbledon on July 6, 2013
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
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
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
Eugenie Bouchard in action on day three of the Australian Open on January 21, 2015
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
Eugenie Bouchard in action on day three of the Australian Open on January 21, 2015
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
Martina Navratilova watches the Ladies Singles Final at Wimbledon on July 6, 2013
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
Serena Williams of the US celebrates with her trophy after winning the WTA Championships final tennis match against China's Li Na on October 27, 2013
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
Elena Baltacha of Great Britain reacts during the Ladies Singles match against Flavia Pennetta of Italy on day one of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 24, 2013
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
Serena Williams of the US returns the ball to China's Li Na during a WTA Championships final tennis match on October 27, 2013
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
Billie Jean King and her mother Betty Moffitt in 2006
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
Billie Jean King and her mother Betty Moffitt in 2006
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
Billie Jean King and her mother Betty Moffitt in 2006
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
Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with upcoming Olympic games' volunteers in Sochi on January 17, 2014
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
Billie Jean King and her mother Betty Moffitt in 2006
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
An athlete trains during Snowboard Slopestyle practice at the Extreme Park at Rosa Khutor Mountain ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 3, 2014
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
Serena Williams celebrates her win against Galina Voskoboeva during the second round of the US Open on August 29, 2013
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
Laura Robson
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