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Billie Jean King reveals how a $1 contract shaped professional women’s tennis

The 19th, an independent nonprofit newsroom focused on gender and politics — and a streaming partner of the NewsHour— hosts its annual Represents summit this week. In an interview with NewsHour’s chief correspondent Amna Nawaz for the event, tennis icon Billie Jean King described how, as a young woman, she’d worked with other female players to turn amateur women’s tennis into a professional sport.

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