Did you know Elton John’s ‘Philadelphia Freedom’ is dedicated to Billie Jean King? At the time (1974), King coached a men’s tennis team called the “Philadelphia Freedoms,” making her one of the first women ever to coach men.
Billie Jean King Also Said Serena Couldn't Hang with Men
9:38 AM PDT 7/7/2017 by Lorena O’Neil “That’s something they do for me because they feel it’s what’s right and fair.” Emma Stone is playing tennis icon Billie Jean King in the upcoming Battle of the Sexes movie and she, King and Stone’s co-star Andrea... #CoStars #Cuts #Emma #Equally #Male #Paid #Pay #Stone
Francoise Durr of France, Virginia Wade of Great Britain, Billie Jean King of the USA and Martina Navratilova of Czechoslovakia during the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships held at the All England Club in London, England during July 1979. (Photo by Bob Thomas/Getty Images).