Billie Jean King

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Billie Jean King
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Billie Jean King in 2011
Kintra  Unitit States
Residence USA
Born (1943-11-22) 22 November 1943 (age 74)
Long Beach, Californie, USA
Hicht 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
Turned pro 1959
Retired 1983
Plays Richt-haundit (ane haundit-backhaund)
College Californie State Varsity, Los Angeles
Prize money US$ 1,966,487[1]
Int. Tennis HOF 1987 (member page)
Singles
Career record 695–155
Career titles 129 (67 during open era)
Heichest rankin No. 1 (1966)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open W (1968)
French Open W (1972)
Wimbledon W (1966, 1967, 1968, 1972, 1973, 1975)
US Open W (1967, 1971, 1972, 1974)
Doubles
Career record 87–37
Heichest rankin No. 1 (1967)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open F (1965, 1969)
French Open W (1972)
Wimbledon W (1961, 1962, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1979)
US Open W (1964, 1967, 1974, 1978, 1980)
Mixed Doubles
Career titles 11
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open W (1968)
French Open W (1967, 1970)
Wimbledon W (1967, 1971, 1973, 1974)
US Open W (1967, 1971, 1973, 1976)
Team competeetions
Fed Cup

W (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.