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Billie Jean King

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Billie Jean King


Born
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. ...more

Average rating: 4.3 · 4,428 ratings · 564 reviews · 32 distinct worksSimilar authors
All In: An Autobiography

4.30 avg rating — 3,008 ratings — published 2021 — 17 editions
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The Dollar Rebellion: How B...

3.97 avg rating — 231 ratings — published 2020 — 2 editions
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Pressure is a Privilege: Le...

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3.69 avg rating — 157 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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Billie Jean

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3.73 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 1974 — 5 editions
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We Have Come a Long Way: Th...

4.67 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1988
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The Autobiography of Billie...

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All In: The Autobiography o...

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Tennis to Win

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4.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1970 — 2 editions
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Billie Jean King's Secrets ...

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3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1974 — 2 editions
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Tennis Love: A Parents' Gui...

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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1978
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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)”
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