Billie Jean King





Billie Jean King


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in California, The United States
November 22, 1943

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As one of the 20th century's most respected and influential people, Billie Jean King has long been a champion for social change and equality. She created new inroads for both genders in and out of sports during her legendary career and she continues to make her mark today. King was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009.

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Pressure is a Privilege: Le...

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Billie Jean

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3.67 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 1974 — 5 editions
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We Have Come a Long Way: Th...

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Tennis to Win

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Billie Jean King's Secrets ...

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Let's Get Steppin! Saving t...

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At Last

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Play Better Tennis

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Tennis Love: A Parents' Gui...

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“Champions keep playing until they get it right.”
Billie Jean King

“Tennis taught me so many lessons in life. One of the things it taught me is that every ball that comes to me, I have to make a decision. I have to accept responsibility for the consequences every time I hit a ball.”
Billie Jean King

“Sometimes you have to be satisfied. You try hard enough. Don't be so self-critical; don't be so hard on yourself. (Shape your Self by M. Navratilova)”
Billie Jean King



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