Billie Jean King: Billie Jean King is one of the greatest female tennis players ever. Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in Battle Of The Sexes. Forty-eight years ago, on September 20, 1973, this tennis match was the turning point in her career because that game proved that women are just as good as men when playing sports. Her battle for equal rights for sporting women is what she will be truly remembered for in history. She also provided many programs for girls to play sports. She founded magazines, foundations, and initiatives to give equal opportunities to women. Billie Jean King was also a speaker for women’s rights and advocated for equal pay.

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