Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King, 1991

One of the greatest tennis players of all time, Billie Jean King was photographed on this day, April 28, in 1991. King turned professional in 1959 and only retired in 1990, during which time she won 39 Grand Slam titles: 12 in singles, 16 in women’s doubles, and 11 in mixed doubles.