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Rosemary Casals

Chronology

1948 Born November 16 in San Francisco, California
1970 Helped organize threat to boycott traditional tournaments if pay for women's tennis players not increased
1971 Virginia Slims women's tour commences
1972 Wimbledon official orders Casals to change out of purple-lined white dress, citing tournament policy
1973 Network TV commentator on "Battle of the Sexes" exhibition tennis match between King and Bobby Riggs
1974 Appeared in episode of ABC-TV series "Love American Style."

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Famous Sports StarsTennisRosemary Casals Biography - Rich Game, Poor Background, Fought For Women's Improvements, Slims Tour Takes Shape