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Astrodome, 1973


The scene of tennis' Battle of the Sexes.

For their much-hyped "Battle of the Sexes'' tennis match, Bobby Riggs entered the court riding in a rickshaw pulled by women, while Billie Jean King rode a litter carried by men. This was outrageously over-the-top for the time, though by now it would be low-key even for a closer's entrance.