Billie Jean King talks about tennis wins and battles still being waged

Published to The Buffalo News on February 26, 2018

If part of being a champion is preparation, Billie Jean King displayed her knack for that on Monday night when she appeared at Kleinhans Music Hall in a private event hosted by M&T Bank. In a media gathering before she went onstage for a Q&A, King mentioned that she had played tennis at Memorial Auditorium here in 1974 with the Philadelphia Freedoms, and that she “adores” Jimmy Arias, the tennis legend from Grand Island. She also put in a good word for the Bills and said “Jim Kelly is wonderful.”

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