Billie Jean King

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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)
Singles
Career record695–155
Career titles129 (67 during open era)
Heichest rankinNo. 1 (1966)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenW (1968)
French OpenW (1972)
WimbledonW (1966, 1967, 1968, 1972, 1973, 1975)
US OpenW (1967, 1971, 1972, 1974)
Doubles
Career record87–37
Heichest rankinNo. 1 (1967)
Grand Slam Doubles results
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)
Mixed Doubles
Career titles11
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenW (1968)
French OpenW (1967, 1970)
WimbledonW (1967, 1971, 1973, 1974)
US OpenW (1967, 1971, 1973, 1976)
Team competeetions
Fed CupW (1963, 1966, 1967, 1976) (as player an captain) W (1977, 1978, 1979, 1996) (as captain)

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

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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