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  1. You Won't See Me: The Hidden Lives of U.S. Open Ball People

    Peter Macia

    At 3:37 p.m. on Day 9 of the 2014 U.S. Open, attention was the hottest commodity at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The air temperature in Flushing Meadows was 91 degrees, humidity 57 percent, heat index hellacious, but inside Arthur Ash...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  2. Heat, Pressure, Ekaterina Makarova Do In Eugenie Bouchard

    Jane McManus

    Another day, another upset. The US Open loses the women's No. 7 seed and one of its most visible stars after Eugenie Bouchard is ousted by Ekaterina Makarova.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2014
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  4. US Open - Why it's so hard to win young on the tennis tour

    Greg Garber and Matt Wilansky

    CiCi Bellis' win at the US Open reminds us that we need to be cautiously optimistic when it comes to young players.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  5. Billie Jean King, Elton John host tennis in London

    Billie Jean King and Elton John will host a tennis match at Royal Albert Hall in London.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2014
  6. Garrett calls on tennis legend for motivation

    Todd Archer

    OXNARD, Calif. -- Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett likes to tell his players there is inspiration all around them. For Garrett, one such inspiration was a telephone conversation this offseason with tennis great Billie Jean King. "It was an am...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  7. Singapore to host expanded WTA Finals in October

    The WTA's season-ending tennis championships will move to Singapore in October for at least five years, and WTA founder Billie Jean King will be the event's official ambassador.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2014
  8. Andy Roddick to play for new Austin Aces in WTT

    Andy Roddick is ready to compete for the World Team Tennis title this summer, switching gears from owner to player for his hometown Austin Aces.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  9. ESPN, World Team Tennis reach four-year deal

    Billie Jean King's summer tennis league just got a boost from ESPN.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2014
  10. espnW -- Ahead of UConn and Notre Dame's hotly anticipated meetin...

    As we await the clash of unbeatens when UConn and Notre Dame take the court in the NCAA national championship game Tuesday, we look back at some of the most anticipated women's sporting events in history.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  11. espnW -- Influential women and moments in sports history

    In honor of Women's History Month, we highlight some of the most influential women and moments in sports history.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | February 28, 2014
  12. Jason Collins of Brooklyn Nets says text from Billie Jean King st...

    Jovan Buha

    Amid the stream of congratulatory calls, emails, texts and tweets Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins has received since becoming the first openly gay athlete to play in one of North America's four major professional leagues on Sunday, one stood out.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2014
  13. espnW -- Billie Jean King gets second chance to make difference a...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Billie Jean King is happy to be receiving a second chance to represent the LGBT community at the Sochi Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  14. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Billie Jean King to closing ceremony as Pr...

    Billie Jean King, who couldn't attend the opening of the Sochi Olympics in Russia because of her mother's illness will be a member of President Barack Obama's official delegation to the Games' closing ceremony.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2014
  15. Billie Jean King's mother, Betty Moffitt, dies

    Betty Moffitt, the mother of tennis great Billie Jean King and former major league pitcher Randy Moffitt, died Friday in Prescott, Ariz. She was 91.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  16. 2014 Winter Olympics -- Billie Jean King to miss Olympic opening ...

    Billie Jean King, tabbed by President Barack Obama to lead the official U.S. Presidential Delegation to the opening ceremony of the Olympics, will not attend because of her mother's health.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2014
  17. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- USOC warns against political protests

    Ramona Shelburne

    The USOC will not take an official position on what form of protest of Russia's anti-gay laws will be acceptable at Sochi

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014