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The new film Battle Of The Sexes, starring Emma Stone as Billie Jean King, follows the tennis icon’s infamous 1973 match against Bobby Riggs. The “Battle Of The Sexes” match represented a critical turning point in the public’s acceptance of women’s tennis. In the video above, James Mackay, who plays Barry Court in the film, expresses his hope that the film will continue the legacy established by King and the groundbreaking match.

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