The "Battle of the Sexes" as the tennis match was called took place in 1973.
On September 20, 1973 Billie Jean King played a tennis match against Bobby Riggs. The match was called "The Battle of the Sexes". The match was played in Texas at the Houston Astrodome. Riggs had publicly stated that women's tennis was inferior to men's tennis and that no women could beat him in tennis. The prize money for the match was $100,000 with the entire amount going to the winner. King easily defeated Riggs and became a hero in women's tennis.
Margaret Smith Court
She was a woman tennis player and she beat Bobby Riggs, a man tennis player.
Bobby Riggs vs- Billie Jean King Tennis Battle of the Sexes - 1973 TV was released on: USA: 20 September 1973
60 Minutes on Classic - 2004 Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs 1-2 was released on: USA: 26 October 2004
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The cast of The Battle of the Sexes - 2014 includes: Billie Jean King Bobby Riggs
I am not for sure about the 23 year rein on Wimbledon. But Billie Jean King beat Bobbie Riggs in three straight sets in 1973.
she won up to about 100,000 dollars in winnins for one match and was the first women to win suck a big amount she won up to about 100,000 dollars in winnings for one match and was the first women to win suck a big amount.