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Billie Jean King

  1. us open
    Billie Jean King Comes to Serena Williams’s DefenseAfter Serena Williams’ controversial final at the U.S. Open, Billie Jean King thanked her for calling out “double standards” in sports.
  2. tennis outfit court
    Billie Jean King Says Men Are Not Held to the Same Standards As Women in TennisThe tennis legend spoke with the Cut following her defense of Serena Williams’s now-banned bodysuit.
  3. the catsuit
    Billie Jean King Slams French Open for Banning Serena Williams’s ‘Catsuit’French Open officials told Serena Williams she can’t wear her all-black catsuit again, out of “respect.”
  4. from the archives
    Revisiting Nora Ephron on the Artifice of the ‘Battle of the Sexes’Ephron’s 1973 New York piece, “Bobby Riggs, the Lady-Killer,” displays her deadly aim and clear-eyed skepticism.
  5. battle of the sexes
    Emma Stone Discusses Battle of the Sexes’ Parallels to Trump’s Election“It still feels like we’re in a bad dream.”
  6. double standards
    When Lesbian Athletes Come Out, We Hardly NoticeBut when Jason Collins does, he’s heralded as the first gay pro athlete.