Billie Jean King
Billie Jean King vs. Bobby Riggs: Battle of the Sexes

Billie Jean King talks about being a female professional tennis player in the early 1970s. She discusses the famous 1973 tennis match called the Battle of the Sexes in in Houston, Texas where she beat her male opponent, Bobby Riggs: “By beating him, people started to change their hearts and minds…beyond tennis, it’s really more about society and how it helped be a symbol for change and I think there has been change. And we helped that change.”

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