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BILLE JEAN KING'S LADIES DOUBLES WIMBLEDON TROPHY, 1971
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BILLE JEAN KING'S LADIES DOUBLES WIMBLEDON TROPHY, 1971

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BILLE JEAN KING'S LADIES DOUBLES WIMBLEDON TROPHY, 1971
a silver two-handled trophy and cover, inscribed "All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon, Duchess of Kent, Challenge Cup, Ladies Doubles Championship, 1971, Miss R. Casals and Mrs L.W. King"; with two signed photographs of Billie Jean King and Rosie Casals, one inscribed "To my friend, Rutha, Thank you and we always did enjoy this photo, Billie Jean", the other "To Rutha, Thanks a lot for everything, Love Rosie".
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The above trophy was awarded to Billie Jean King after winning the 1971 Ladies Doubles Championship at Wimbledon with Rosie Casals. In the 1971 Final, King and Casals defeated Court and Goolagong in two straight sets, 6-3 and 6-2.
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