BJK to grand-marshal NYC Pride

Tennis trailblazer Billie Jean King will be a grand marshal at Sunday’s Pride March in New York City.

“It’s something I’ve wanted to do my whole life, but I have always been away at Wimbledon,” King told the New York Post.


It’ll be a busy summer for the 74-year-old activist. In August, the USTA girls 16s and 18s national championships, to be held in San Diego, will bear her name for the first time.

And then, the US Open at the (again) revamped Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, with the new Louis Armstrong Stadium.

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BJK to grand-marshal NYC Pride