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April 8, 2013


Philadelphia Freedoms Battle of the Sexes w/ Lisa Raymond & Josh Cohen April 19


Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Billie Jean King's unforgettable Battle of the Sexes win  


On September 20th, 1973, Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in the famous "Battle of the Sexes." Forty years later, the Philadelphia Freedoms commemorate this historic match with their own version of the "Battle of the Sexes."


Watch as former Philadelphia Freedoms star and 11-time Grand Slam women's and mixed doubles champion LISA RAYMOND leads the women's team going head-to-head with the men's team, led by Freedoms head coach JOSH COHEN and Merion Cricket Club head pro PASCHAL COLLARD, in an exhibition Battle of the Sexes doubles match played under Mylan World TeamTennis rules.

  • Match will be held at Merion Cricket Club (parking in main Lancaster Ave lot).
  • Match begins at 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.).
  • Tickets are $25
  • Cash bar and light snacks available.   

Tickets include admission to both the April 19th Battle of the Sexes match AND a ticket to the July 19th Philadelphia Freedoms match featuring rising American tennis star Sloane Stephens.


To order your tickets or for more information, call the Philadelphia Freedoms office at 215-667-8132 or email

  • ONE NIGHT ONLY: Purchase tickets to any 2013 Freedoms match with no service fees. Walk out with your tickets that night!
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