Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King (née Moffitt; born November 22, 1943) is an American umwhile Warld No. 1 professional tennis player.

Billie Jean King
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Billie Jean King in 2011
Kintra Unitit States
ResidenceUSA
Born (1943-11-22) 22 November 1943 (age 76)
Long Beach, Californie, USA
Hicht1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
Turned pro1959
Retired1983
PlaysRicht-haundit (ane haundit-backhaund)
CollegeCalifornie State Varsity, Los Angeles
Prize moneyUS$ 1,966,487[1]
Int. Tennis HOF1987 (member page)
Career record695–155
Career titles129 (67 during open era)
Heichest rankinNo. 1 (1966)
Australian OpenW (1968)
French OpenW (1972)
WimbledonW (1966, 1967, 1968, 1972, 1973, 1975)
US OpenW (1967, 1971, 1972, 1974)
Career record87–37
Heichest rankinNo. 1 (1967)
Australian OpenF (1965, 1969)
French OpenW (1972)
WimbledonW (1961, 1962, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1979)
US OpenW (1964, 1967, 1974, 1978, 1980)
Career titles11
Australian OpenW (1968)
French OpenW (1967, 1970)
WimbledonW (1967, 1971, 1973, 1974)
US OpenW (1967, 1971, 1973, 1976)
Fed CupW (1963, 1966, 1967, 1976) (as player an captain) W (1977, 1978, 1979, 1996) (as captain)

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Women's Tennis Association biography of Billie Jean King". Sonyericssonwtatour.com. Retrieved July 4, 2011.