​Billie Jean King on a New Audible Documentary That Tells the Story of Her Powerful Legacy—On and Off the Court

Published to Vogue on November 19, 2020

If you know one thing about Billie Jean King, it’s probably that she defeated Bobby Riggs in a heavily hyped 1973 tennis match—the subject of the 2017 film Battle of the Sexes—that captivated the nation’s attention. But as a new Audible Original documentary out today, The Dollar Rebellion: How Billie Jean King and the Original 9 Became the Change They Wanted to See, makes clear, King’s real signature achievement—the one with reverberations still being felt every time a woman athlete gets a paycheck—actually happened three years earlier when she, along with eight other fearless woman players, went out on a limb and formed their own professional tour, which soon became the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA).

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