Tennis in for a shock when big names retire, warns Billie Jean King Reviewed by Momizat on . Former tennis great Billie Jean King has warned the men's game that it will have to "wake up" when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal retire, as she Former tennis great Billie Jean King has warned the men's game that it will have to "wake up" when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal retire, as she Rating:
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Tennis in for a shock when big names retire, warns Billie Jean King

Former tennis great Billie Jean King has warned the men's game that it will have to "wake up" when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal retire, as she wishes the ATP and the WTA could form one joint organisation. King was the first female player to win Wimbledon in the Open era and has long fought for equality in tennis, with her Battle of the Sexes II triumph over Bobby Riggs in 1973 boosting the women's game. King, 74, believes a joint organisation would make better business sense, but she claims men's tennis is unable to recognise this in an era where, in Federer, Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, there are four genuine greats.

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