Billiie-Jean King Signed 10x8 photo

Billiie-Jean King Signed 10x8 photo


Billie Jean King - Wimbledon Tennis Legend

Photo Approx 10 x 8 inches

Hand signed in Black felt pen

Undedicated signature

Billie Jean King (née Moffitt) (born November 22, 1943, in Long Beach, California) is a 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. King has been an advocate against sexism in sports and society. She is known for the "The Battle of the Sexes" in 1973, in which she defeated Bobby Riggs, a former Wimbledon men's singles champion.[2]

King is the founder of the Women's Tennis Association, the Women's Sports Foundation, and World Team Tennis, which she founded with her former husband, Lawrence King.

Grand Slam singles finals

[edit] 18 finals (12 titles, 6 runner-ups)