Currently alive, at 75 years of age.
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1943 – Born on November 22nd in Long Beach, California. An American tennis player who defeated Bobby Riggs in ’73 Battle of the Sexes.
1965 – Married Lawrence "Larry" King on September 17th. Their relationship lasted for 20 years after being rumored with being a lesbian.
1967 – Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year.
1970 – She helped establish the Virginia Slims professional tennis tour for women.
1971 – She had an abortion.
1972 – She was featured in Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year.
1974-1978 – The Elton John song "Philadelphia Freedom" was the name of her World Tennis team.
1981 – She admitted her bisexuality amid a palimony suit brought by former lover Marilyn Barnett (King won the suit).
1987 – She was inducted in the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
1989 – She became the chief executive officer of Teamtennis.
1990 – She was inducted in the National Women’s Hall of Fame.
1999 – Became the member of the boarad of Philip Morris.