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Billie Jean is not my lover :o

By Amiran Kel Punj

Hopefully you’ll pardon the pun, but I couldn’t resist…so today’s post, as hinted at last week, is about lesbian tennis players after all. 666 more words


Billie Jean King Holds Twitter Q&A, Wins at the Internet

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Ahead of the Philadelphia Freedoms’ Mylan World TeamTennis match against the Boston Lobsters on Friday night, Billie Jean King once again proved that there is truly no opponent she can’t conquer. 299 more words

Off Court Shenanigans

Canada's Bouchard plays Petra Kvitova in Wimbledon women's final

LONDON – Eugenie Bouchard is boldly going where no female tennis player from Canada has ever gone before.

The 20-year-old sensation from Westmount, Quebec, will face 24-year-old Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in the women’s final at Wimbledon today. 89 more words


Tennis legend Navratilova on coming out first

Knowing tennis champ Billie Jean King as we do (she’s a loyal attendee of the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit), it was no surprise to see that she hit it off big-time with Jason Collins, who last year became the first male athlete while playing a major U.S. 219 more words


Andy Murray practices for the first time with Amelie Mauresmo at Queen's Club

Andy Murray hit the courts at Queen’s Club in London for his first public practice session with his new coach Amelie Mauresmo on Wednesday before defeating Paul-Henri Mattieu 6-4, 6-4 in his opening match at the Aegon Championships. 1,011 more words

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Can You Help Cultivate a Champion?

It is not often that you get to meet, mingle with, and have your picture taken with an icon. Recently I had that opportunity.

Last night I attended a small gathering of people (thanks to my wife, Jamie, and her company, … 231 more words



In 1973, Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King captured the interest of a nation by participating in a tennis match labelled “The Battle of the Sexes”. 1,983 more words

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