Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King was not only the finest women’s player of her time—the winner of 39 grand slam singles, doubles and mixed doubles—she was also her sport’s inspirational leader off the court. She was the founder of the Women’s Tennis Association, a co-founder of World...read more
Dick Gould

Dick Gould

In 38 years as Stanford’s tennis coach, Dick Gould produced 17 NCAA championship teams, ten singles champions and seven doubles team winners. He was named intercollegiate tennis’s Coach of the Decade for both the 1980s and 1990s, with his teams winning...read more
John McEnroe

John McEnroe

John McEnroe launched his spectacular tennis career at 18 years of age when he reached the semifinals of Wimbledon in 1977. Later that same year, he decided to remain an amateur and attend Stanford University. While at Stanford, he won the 1978 NCAA singles title and...read more
Rosie Casals

Rosie Casals

Rosie Casals developed her tennis skills at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. At the age of 16, she was ranked top 5 in women’s singles for 11 consecutive years. Ranked #1 worldwide in doubles with 12 grand-slam doubles titles, she is a pioneer of...read more
Alice Marble

Alice Marble

Alice Marble learned tennis at the age of 13 at the San Francisco Golden Gate Park courts. At age 12, she was the official mascot of San Francisco Seals baseball team. She also played basketball and track at San Francisco Polytechnic High School. She was the winner of...read more
Helen Hull Jacobs

Helen Hull Jacobs

Tennis great Helen Hull Jacobs, a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, set a record when she won the United States Singles title four successive years: 1932, 1933, 1934 and 1935. Her rivalry and intensive contests with Helen Wills Moody was the talk...read more