Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King appears in San Francisco this week in the fundraiser “Serving Up the Ace.” (Courtesy Andrew Coppa)

Billie Jean King in town for LGBTQ advocacy benefit

Kate Kendell, executive director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights in…


Directors Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton, center, work on “Battle of the Sexes.” (Courtesy Melinda Sue Gordon/Twentieth Century Fox)

Husband-wife filmmakers take on Riggs-King tennis battle

It might have been easy to make a typical good-girl-vs.-bad-guy movie version…


Mary Altaffer/AP PhotoBillie Jean King said that the USTA allowing same-gender couples doubles tournaments is an "important step forward" for tennis.

Same-gender couples' doubles tournaments sanctioned by USTA

WHITE PLAINS -- The U.S. Tennis Association will sanction same-gender couples' doubles…