TENNIS PLAYER

Billie Jean King

1943 - Today

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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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Billie Jean King has received more than 8,664,486 page views. Her biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Billie Jean King is the 13th most popular tennis player (down from 9th in 2019), the 1,147th most popular biography from United States (down from 714th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular American Tennis Player.

In 1973, Billie Jean King became the first woman to win a Grand Slam title. She was also the founder of the Women's Tennis Association.

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Among TENNIS PLAYERS

Among tennis players, Billie Jean King ranks 13 out of 1,148Before her are Roger Federer, Suzanne Lenglen, Ilie Năstase, Ivan Lendl, Martina Navratilova, and Jimmy Connors. After her are Andre Agassi, Steffi Graf, Charlotte Cooper, Stan Smith, Boris Becker, and Rafael Nadal.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1943, Billie Jean King ranks 64Before her are Jean-Louis Tauran, Wolfgang Overath, Esma Redžepova, Neale Donald Walsch, Chevy Chase, and John Major. After her are Jerry Bruckheimer, Ralph M. Steinman, Yohji Yamamoto, Ken Thompson, Joni Mitchell, and Lucio Dalla.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Billie Jean King ranks 1,147 out of 15,968Before her are Kelly Preston (1962), Sonny Liston (1932), William Howard Stein (1911), Mae West (1893), Susan Hayward (1917), and Joseph Erlanger (1874). After her are Jerry Bruckheimer (1943), George Stinney (1929), Morgan Fairchild (1950), Ray Ewry (1873), Sherwood Anderson (1876), and Andre Agassi (1970).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In United States

Among tennis players born in United States, Billie Jean King ranks 2Before her are Jimmy Connors (1952). After her are Andre Agassi (1970), Stan Smith (1946), Arthur Ashe (1943), Chris Evert (1954), Bill Tilden (1893), Pete Sampras (1971), Don Budge (1915), Doris Hart (1925), Serena Williams (1981), and Pancho Gonzales (1928).

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