Tennis icon who won 12 women's singles Grand Slam tennis titles, and defeated former men's champ Bobby Riggs.
She founded the Women's Tennis Association and the Women's Sports Foundation, and is also the owner of the World Tennis Team.
She captured her sixth Wimbledon singles championship after defeating Evonne Goolagong Cawley in 1975.
She attended Cal State LA instead of Stanford or USC due to financial issues.
She married Larry King in 1965, but he had Marilyn Barnett as a mistress.
- The meaning of the name King: Ruler