Billie Jean King

  • Andy Murray waves Australian Open
    Tennis News

    Tennis icon becomes latest big voice to weigh in on Andy Murray retirement debate

    Billie Jean King has become the latest big name to give her verdict on the future of Andy Murray.

    Ewan West
  • Sue Barker at Wimbledon
    Tennis News

    Why tennis will never be plunged into the incendiary sexism storm Joey Barton has ignited in football

    Ex-footballer Barton sparked a sexism storm by claiming female pundits should not work on men's matches - tennis has a different mindset.

  • Billie Jean King at a presser
    Tennis News

    Billie Jean King shares her prayer for fellow women’s sport trailblazer

    Billie Jean King hopes for a giant leap forward for women's sport.

  • Emma Raducanu celebrates
    Tennis News

    ‘Great person’ Emma Raducanu backed by Billie Jean King for not rushing comeback

    King described Raducanu as a "great person" and "interesting human being" and said she is "interested in her next chapter."

    Ewan West
  • Coco Gauff 2023 US Open
    Tennis News

    Billie Jean King feels ‘exciting’ Coco Gauff’s US Open triumph was ‘appropriate’

    Billie Jean King has described it as "fantastic" and "very exciting" that Coco Gauff won her maiden major at the 2023 US Open.

    Ewan West
  • Michelle Obama
    WTA Tour

    Michelle Obama adds her voice to those calling for pay equality in tennis

    Michell Obama has urged tennis to follow the example of Billie Jean King.

  • Emma Raducanu in action
    Tennis News

    Emma Raducanu given sage advice by tennis icon – ‘Once you learn that, you’re okay’

    "If people are bullying you on social media you've got to stop looking at it."

  • Billie Jean King at a presser
    Tennis News

    Billie Jean King could be awarded Congressional Gold Medal

    Billie Jean King could become the first female athlete to receive the Congressional Gold Medal.

  • Billie Jean King at a presser
    WTA Tour

    International Women’s Day: Tennis still leads the way in women’s sport as WTA nears 50-year anniversary

    To mark International Women's Day, here's a look at how Billie Jean King and the Original Nine paved the way for women's tennis.

    Tennis365
  • Nick Bollettieri hits a ball