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Billie Jean King proud of league

Updated: July 16, 2013, 12:38 AM ET
By Bob McGovern | Special to ESPNBoston.com

MANCHESTER, Mass. -- Billie Jean King sat in the Manchester Athletic Club's foyer and stared off in the distance as she fiddled with her glasses. The 39-time Grand Slam champion reflected on the past, spoke about the present and confidently projected the future.

On hand for the Boston Lobsters' Mylan World TeamTennis match against the Washington Kastles at the Joan Norton Tennis Center, King spoke glowingly about the league she started back in the 1970s.

"I must say, of all the things ...

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