TITLE

Double faux

AUTHOR(S)
Newman, Bruce
PUB. DATE
October 1992
SOURCE
Sports Illustrated;10/5/92, Vol. 77 Issue 14, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the use of sports as a refuge for the Battle of the Sexes. The Jimmy Connors/Martina Navratilova match; An event eerily dislocated in time: A loosely based tennis game; Pay-per-view extravaganza; Monies involved; Difference from the Billie Jean King/Bobby Riggs match; Nervousness of both players; Viewing audience less than expected.
ACCESSION #
9211091154

 

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