Found August 08, 2013 on Tennis Panorama :
PLAYERS: Billie Jean King
  From the USTA: FLUSHING, N.Y., August 8, 2013 – The USTA announced today that Monica Seles, a two-time US Open Champion, has been named the 2013 inductee into the US Open Court of Champions, a US Open and USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center attraction honoring the greatest singles champions in the history […]
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