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Will Ferrell To Star In Tennis Drama Match Maker

4th April 2014

Will Ferrell is set to star in tennis drama 'Match Maker'.The 'Anchorman 2: the Legend Continues' actor will play Bobby Riggs, who first found fame as a professional sportsman in the 1940s but hit headlines...

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Danny Boyle To Direct Billie Jean King Biopic - Report

18th February 2014

British filmmaker Danny Boyle is reportedly set to direct a biopic about U.S. tennis legend Billie Jean King.The director has been working with his Slumdog Millionaire screenwriter Simon Beaufoy and producer Christian Colson to bring...

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Prince William And Kate Soak Up The Sun At Wimbledon

27th June 2011

Britain's Prince William and Duchess Catherine visited Wimbledon today (27.06.11).The couple - who tied the knot on April 29 at London's Westminster Abbey - took their place in the royal box in 31 C heat...

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Elton's Tennis Games Are Too Tough For King

6th December 2010

Tennis-loving pop star SIR ELTON JOHN has called game, set and match on his regular court battles with former champion BILLIE JEAN KING - because she's no longer a challenge for him.The racket-wielding rocker is...

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Martina Talks To Campmates About Coming Out Of Closet

29th November 2008

I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! contestant Martina Navratilova has spoken to her fellow campmates about revealing her homosexuality.The tennis legend, whom Billie Jean King called "the greatest singles, doubles and mixed doubles...

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Elton Auctions Off Villa Stays

4th November 2005

ELTON JOHN has opened the doors to his homes in Venice, Italy and Nice, France for wealthy fans who are prepared to pay high rents to his Aids Foundation charity. The rocker auctioned off...

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Elton Court Date With Billie Jean King

29th July 2004

ELTON JOHN will face tennis legend BILLIE JEAN KING in a mixed doubles match for the singer's AIDS Foundation charity and the National AIDS Fund. The 12th annual World Team Tennis All-Star Smash...

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Elton John Delayed By Garbage Men

14th November 2003

Legendary pop singer SIR ELTON JOHN was forced to circle the block before entering a benefit bash on Wednesday night (12NOV03) - because a garbage truck blocked his limousine. The CROCODILE ROCK star and...

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