Adidas launches Billie Jean King’s special edition AM4BJK shoe

Today Adidas launches the special edition AM4BJK shoe, an homage to the company's iconic blue suede footwear Billie Jean King famously wore during her pivotal match 45 years ago. Marking the start of the US...

Wilson and Billie Jean King create the “Battle of the Sexes” product line to benefit the Women’s Sports Foundation

Wilson and Billie Jean King have partnered to create three exclusive products that celebrate the new film “Battle of the Sexes”, a biographical sports drama which tells the amazing story of the historic 1973...

US Open 2017 PHOTOS: Stephens beats Keys in women’s final

Sloane Stephens won the 2017 US Open with a quick straight-set win over Madison Keys in New York City on Saturday. We have the all-American women's final covered in photos, as well as the event...

Fed Cup is now called the Billie Jean King Cup!

Billie Jean King, absolute tennis legend and founder of the Women's Tennis Association, has now been honored with the Fed Cup being renamed after her, the Billie Jean King Cup. The 2020 Fed Cup final...

Barty, Swiatek, Nadal comment on Osaka’s French Open media boycott

Naomi Osaka has decided to skip press conferences at this year's French Open, in order to preserve her mental health and focus on tennis. It is a bold move by the influential 23-year-old and...
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Was Billie Jean King the most important person for women’s tennis?

Billie Jean King has long been an advocate for gender equality, but just how significant was she in bringing about the WTA we all know today? They say that big things come in small packages,...
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WTA players forgot to congratulate Elena Rybakina on Wimbledon title

When a player wins a Grand Slam, our social media feeds are flooded with messages of congratulations from fellow athletes, the media and tennis organizations. Going through our Twitter and Instagram feeds the morning...
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Top 5 most inspiring success stories in the WTA

All of the world's best tennis players understand that there are just as many battles to win off the court as there are on the court. Here are the Top 5 most inspiring success...
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US Open celebrates 50th anniversary of equal prize money

Fifty years ago, the US Open became the first sporting event in history to offer the same prize money to male and female competitors. Today, on National Equal Pay Day, the Grand Slam starts...
Michelle Obama and Billie Jean King hug during the opening night at the 2023 US Open

50th anniversary of equal prize money: Michelle Obama praises Billie Jean King on record opening night at 2023 US...

The 2023 US Open commenced its festivities to honor five decades of equal prize money with a distinguished tribute led by former First Lady Michelle Obama and Grammy Award winner Sara Bareilles. This significant...
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