Wimbledon champion Billie Jean King checks the muscles on her nemesis, Bobby Riggs, in New York in 1973. The story of the early days of the women’s tennis tour and King’s fight for equal prize money is chronicled in the movie “Battle of the Sexes.” Anthony Camerano AP
Wimbledon champion Billie Jean King checks the muscles on her nemesis, Bobby Riggs, in New York in 1973. The story of the early days of the women’s tennis tour and King’s fight for equal prize money is chronicled in the movie “Battle of the Sexes.” Anthony Camerano AP

King vs. Riggs: We were idiots then

October 04, 2017 06:00 AM