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Billie Jean King's "Battle of the Sexes" Tennis Outfit

Object Details

September 18, 2003 – July 15, 2004
National Museum of American History
1300 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC
3rd Floor, West Wing

Marking the 30th anniversary of the "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match, on view is the tennis outfit Billie Jean King wore September 20, 1973, when she defeated former Wimbledon champion Bobby Riggs. The dress was designed by British designer Teddy Tingling.

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