- Name: Billie Jean King
- Born: 11/22/1943 (76 years old)
Billie Jean King (née Moffitt; born November 22, 1943) is an American former World No. 1 professional tennis player. King won 39 Grand Slam titles: 12 in singles, 16 in women’s doubles, and 11 in mixed doubles. She won the singles title at the inaugural WTA Tour Championships. She often represented the United States in the Federation Cup and the Wightman Cup. She was a member of the victorious United States team in seven Federation Cups and nine Wightman Cups. For three years, she was the United States’ captain in the Federation Cup.
Birth Name: Billie Jean Moffitt
Alias: Billie Jean Moffitt
Birth Place: Long Beach, California, U.S.
Billie Jean King quotes :
Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life.Billie Jean King
When they take surveys of women in business, of the Fortune 500, the successful women, 80% of them, say they were in sports as a young woman.Billie Jean King