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'Original 9' reunite 40 years later

Updated: April 7, 2012, 10:31 PM ET
Associated Press

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Billie Jean King loves sharing the story of how the Women's Tennis Association began. She's far less comfortable taking all the credit for changing the sports world.

King and eight other players broke away from the tennis establishment in 1970, eventually leading to the WTA and an era where female athletes could demand equal pay and conditions on the courts.

The "Original 9" were reunited for just the second time since then, their legacy celebrated at the ...

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