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Billie Jean King"s secrets of winning tennis

by Billie Jean King

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tennis -- Miscellanea.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSecrets of winning tennis.
    Statement[by] Billie Jean King and Joe Hyams.
    ContributionsHyams, Joe, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV995 .K49
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 116 p.
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5045036M
    ISBN 100030131413
    LC Control Number74005095
    OCLC/WorldCa979177

    Billie Jean won for all women not just tennis enthusiasts. On Sept. 20, in Houston, she was carried out on the Astrodome court like Cleopatra, in a gold litter held aloft by four muscular.   Billie Jean King turned 70 years young in November, and she isn’t slowing down. In Chicago to be feted as a new USTA Midwest Hall of Fame .

      Emma Stone (Billie Jean King) wears a custom-made replica of King's tennis dress for the famous "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match against Bobby Riggs. Actor Alan Cumming (pictured behind Stone) portrayed tennis fashion designer Ted Tinling, who sewed rhinestone and sequin embellishments to the top of the dress at the last minute.   Billie Jean accepted the challenge, joined the dance class and became so proficient that the teacher later urged her to concentrate on dancing instead of tennis. Billie Jean seems to .

      Billie Jean King's early epiphany led to social activism AP NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Jean King discovered tennis at 11 and noticed it was nearly all . For our sixth annual Heroes Issue, we’ve selected passages from the last 50 years of Tennis Magazine and —starting in and ending in —to highlight 50 worthy heroes.


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