Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King, 1991

This portrait of the American former World No. 1 professional tennis player Billie Jean King is newly added to the database in honor of this year’s Wimbledon tournament. 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.