King: Australia ‘Made a Difference’
Published to Tennis Australia on January 24, 2018
Eight years after her last visit to Melbourne Park, Billie Jean King has paid a warm tribute to the Australian influence on her remarkable career.
“When I come to Australia, I’m always so happy,’’ said the winner of 39 Grand Slam singles, doubles and mixed titles. “You really made such a difference in my life, because without the Australians I never would have become No.1.