Billie jean king Essay

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billie jean king



Billie jean king was the most influential women's tennis player of all time. Billie jean
king was born on November 22 1943 in long beach California. Her birth name is Billie jean
Moffitt. She became Billie jean king when she married Larry king (not radio guy) In 1965.

This woman was a very important person in history. Because she was number 341 on the list
of 500 lesbians and gay heroes because she was helping her secret secretary and laver
Marilyn baronet get her life together.

Billie jean king was a good at most sports like softball and tennis. She was one of the
best tennis players of her time. One of the most influential women in woman sports.

Billie jean king had many great accomplishments. Like winning outstanding female athlete
of the world in 1967. In 1972 she was named sports illustrated sports person of the yea
and in 1973 named female athlete to win over $100,000 prize money in a single season, she
established the first successful women professional tennis tour. She founded a lot of
tennis clinics for underprivileged children. So also had a lot to do with woman's history.

Billie jean king how she changed America is she help set up woman's tennis organizations.
She had a big difference on woman's sports. She had a hand in woman's rights. She brought
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