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Billie Jean King
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Tennis Player
    (November 22, 1943- )
    Birth name is Billie Jean Moffit
    Ranked #1 player seven times between 1966 and 1974
    Selected as 'Outstanding Female Athlete of the World (1967)'
    She was Sports Illustrated first female 'Sportsperson of the Year' (1972)
    Won 20 Wimbledon titles, 13 U.S. Open titles, 1 French Open, 1 Australian Open and 29 Virginia Slims singles titles
    First woman athlete to earn more than $100,000 in a single year (1971)
    Founder of the Women's Tennis Association and the Women's Sports Foundation
    First female commissioner of any professional sport
    Woman's Rights Advocate/Tennis Commentator (HBO)
    She is a vegetarian.
    She ranked #4 in 1973 on Mr. Blackwell's Worst Dress List.
    She hid her bisexuality and married Larry King (1965).
    She helped establish the Virginia Slims women's tennis tour, even though it meant the promotion of cigarette use by women (1970).
    She defeated Bobby Riggs in straight sets (6-4, 6-3, 6-3) in the intensely publicized 'Battle of the Sexes' (September 20, 1973).
    She founded tennis clinics for under privileged children.
    She was inducted into the Women's Sports Hall of Fame (1980), the International Tennis Hall of Fame (1987), and the National Women's Hall of Fame (1990).
    She attended California State University.
    First woman to have a major sports arena named after her (U.S. Open in New York City - August 28, 2006).
    Research: Tim Howard
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 106 Votes: 48.11% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 68 Votes: 52.94% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 61 Votes: 83.61% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 17 Votes: 58.82% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 15 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 30 Votes: 56.67% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 245 Votes: 65.31% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 224 Votes: 63.39% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 24 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 52 Votes: 67.31% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 1028 Votes: 69.84% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 1207 Votes: 69.18% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 359 Votes: 49.86% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 373 Votes: 49.33% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 676 Votes: 43.05% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 1524 Votes: 65.29% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 1265 Votes: 50.43% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1760 Votes: 69.15% Annoying
 
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