Gail Collins: Surprise, the rich win another one
Gail Collins, New York Times
Posted: Sunday, September 1, 2013 12:00 am
We are always refighting old battles. But I did not expect to be spending any time in 2013 arguing about whether Billie Jean King beat Bobby Riggs.
Next month we’ll celebrate the 40th anniversary of King’s victory in “The Battle of the Sexes,” the tennis match that demonstrated to an astonished world that the best woman tennis player in the country could, at 29, beat a 55-year-old guy who used to be good at the game.
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