FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2013, file photo, Billie Jean King reflects about her match against Bobby Riggs in 1973 as she stands in front of a display at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. King, who couldn't attend the opening of the Sochi Olympic Games because of her mother's death, will attend the closing ceremony with American speed skaters Bonnie Blair and Eric Heiden on Feb. 23 as part of President Barack Obama's official U.S. delegation.
FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2013, file photo, Billie Jean King reflects about her match against Bobby Riggs in 1973 as she stands in front of a display at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. King, who couldn't attend the opening of the Sochi Olympic Games because of her mother's death, will attend the closing ceremony with American speed skaters Bonnie Blair and Eric Heiden on Feb. 23 as part of President Barack Obama's official U.S. delegation. AP
FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2013, file photo, Billie Jean King reflects about her match against Bobby Riggs in 1973 as she stands in front of a display at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. King, who couldn't attend the opening of the Sochi Olympic Games because of her mother's death, will attend the closing ceremony with American speed skaters Bonnie Blair and Eric Heiden on Feb. 23 as part of President Barack Obama's official U.S. delegation. AP

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