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Who Is Billie Jean King The Tennis Legend?

Billie Jean King (nee Moffitt) was born in 1943 in Long Beach, California. Her father, Bill, worked for the Long Beach Fire Dept and her mother Betty was a homemaker. Coming from a very athletic family, Billie's father earned a tryout for an…

Wimbledon – A Royal Connection

Wimbledon is one of the great sporting occasions of the year, but why does it have such a connection with the Royal Family? The Wimbledon Championships first established a Royal connection in 1895 when Crown Princess Stephanie of Austria…

When Famous Sports Stars Cry

“I can cry like Roger. It’s just a shame I can’t play like him,” declared after the 2010 Australian Open. Thankfully, since then he proved that he really could. Overcome with the emotion of getting so close, but ending up so far from…

Who Will Win This Year’s French Open Title?

The French Open at Roland Garros is one of the most prestigious tennis competitions on the sporting calendar. It is the second Grand Slam event of the year and the only one to take place on clay - which makes it very unique. Last year, Stanislas…

Will Andy Murray Ever Win Wimbledon?

With Wimbledon fast approaching once again we ask ourselves "could this be Andy Murray’s year?" We’d all like Murray to win but last year, for the third straight year, he lost in the semi-finals and for the second straight year he was defeated…