ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza is the WTA Player of the Year, and U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens is the Comeback Player of the Year. The women’s tennis tour.. Seattle Times
(CNN)Maria Sharapova soared into the top 60 of the women's tennis tour rankings after she won her first title in two years. Sharapova's 7-5, 7-6 (10-8) over Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus to clinch the.. Source: Wochit News -
(CNN)He claims he is a changed man with a new "purpose" in life to help kids, but tennis bad boy Nick Kygrios sparked more controversy when he quit mid match at the Shanghai Masters. A year after being.. Source: Wochit News -
In Battle of the Sexes, Emma Stone plays tennis legend and social activist Billie Jean King. Directed by Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton, the film also stars Steve Carell as Bobby Riggs and centers.. Source: Hello Giggles -
NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Jean King discovered tennis at 11 and noticed it was nearly all white — the dresses, the balls and the people. She won a Wimbledon doubles title at 17 and married Larry King.. Seattle Times
"Battle of the Sexes," a warm, earnestly entertaining film that revisits a pivotal 1973 match between a 55-year-old former Wimbledon champion named Bobby Riggs and 29-year-old tennis star Billie Jean.. Denver Post
King's 1973 exhibition match with self-proclaimed male chauvinist Bobby Riggs is now the subject of the new film, Battle of the Sexes. The 20-time Wimbledon champ spoke to Fresh Air on Sept. 12, 2013. NPR
Sport is always a tough sell in movies, particularly when you're dealing with the greats. Will Smith never quite captured Muhammad Ali's brilliance, while the less said about Matt Damon in Invictus.. City A.M.