This is what victory feels like! Billie Jean King ~ 1978 US Open

Eight Great U.S. Open Tennis Moments That Don’t Involve a Ball

Billie Jean King, Bobby Riggs - this was such a big deal in the '70's - Battle of the Sexes

Billie Jean King, Bobby Riggs - this was such a big deal in the '70's - Battle of the Sexes

Billie Jean King the primary mover of women's tennis. Finally honored when the US OPEN facility was renamed the USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center.

Pioneer Billie Jean King Moved The Baseline For Women's Tennis

Billie Jean King the primary mover of women's tennis. Finally honored when the US OPEN facility was renamed the USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center.

international tennis star Billie Jean King won a record twenty Wimbledon championships and helped win equal treatment for women in sports.

international tennis star Billie Jean King won a record twenty Wimbledon championships and helped win equal treatment for women in sports.

“Be bold. If you’re going to make an error, make a doozey, and don’t be afraid to hit the ball.” - Billie Jean King

“Be bold. If you’re going to make an error, make a doozey, and don’t be afraid to hit the ball.” - Billie Jean King

Read all of the inspiring quotes from Glamour's Women of the Year Awards. @levoleague

15 Incredibly Inspiring Quotes from Glamour’s Women of the Year Awards

Billie Jean King warns athletes against taking part in LGBT protests at Sochi Games

Billie Jean King warns athletes against taking part in LGBT protests at Sochi Games

"Champions keep playing until they get it right."    Billie Jean King

The 50 Most Inspirational Sports Quotes in History

Billie Jean King (née Moffitt; born November 22, 1943) is a former professional tennis player from the United States. She won 12 Grand Slam singles titles, 16 Grand Slam women's doubles titles, and 11 Grand Slam mixed doubles titles.

Billie Jean King (née Moffitt; born November 22, 1943) is a former professional tennis player from the United States. She won 12 Grand Slam singles titles, 16 Grand Slam women's doubles titles, and 11 Grand Slam mixed doubles titles.

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