Today in History: King Beats Riggs

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On September 20, 1973, Billy Jean King beat Bobby Riggs 6–4, 6–3, 6–3 in a match dubbed, "The Battle of the Sexes."

Thanks to WNYC Archivist Andy Lanset

A movie based on the event.
A movie based on the event.
Bobby Riggs during his game with Billy Jean King.
Bobby Riggs during his game with Billy Jean King.
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