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

September 18, 2003 – July 15, 2004 (new closing date)

Museum: American History Museum

Location: 3rd Floor, West Wing, near Icons of Popular Culture

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.