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Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King

September 21, 1973: Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in tennis' Battle of the Sexes

The world's best female player struck a huge blow for women's tennis by beating self-confessed male chauvinist pig Bobby Riggs in front of 30,000 spectators.

 
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