Yearbook, July 7: All-American Wimbledon

July, 7, 2012
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July 7, 1973: On this day 39 years ago, 29-year-old Billie Jean King met 18-year-old Chris Evert in the Open era's first all-American women's singles final at Wimbledon. King won in straight sets -- her fifth of six Wimbledon titles -- while Evert had to wait. (But the wait wasn't long; she claimed her first of three Wimbledon wins just a year later.)
Patrick Dorsey works for SportsNation. He has worked for the Web and newspapers, had a cup of craft service coffee in film school, and played in one Division III golf tournament (he shot 105).

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