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The Battle of the Sexes

‘Match Point’ to ‘King Richard’: 9 Memorable Tennis Movies

'Battle of the Sexes' and 'Borg/McEnroe' are just two of latest serves from Hollywood.

Billie Jean King Says Serena Williams Penalized at U.S. Open Due to “Double Standard”

Billie Jean King, once the top-ranked American female tennis player in the world, weighed in on the eventful U.S. Open match Saturday that led to Serena Williams calling the chair umpire a "thief."

Athena Film Festival Adds ‘UnREAL’ Season 3 Premiere and Panel (Exclusive)

The annual New York celebration of female leadership in film and TV will open with 'Battle of the Sexes' and close with 'The Post.'

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full, Uncensored Actress Roundtable With Saoirse Ronan, Mary J. Blige, Allison Janney and More

The Actress Roundtable brings together Saoirse Ronan, Mary J. Blige, Allison Janney, Emma Stone, Jennifer Lawrence and Jessica Chastain.

Oscars: ‘Wonder Woman,’ James Franco, Steven Spielberg Among Noteworthy Snubs

Tom Hanks, 'In the Fade' and 'Battle of the Sexes' also failed to land nominations.

How the Real Battle of the Sexes Match Broke TV Records and Inspired Trump

The historic 1973 showdown between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs — which drew over 90 million viewers — provoked now-President Trump to try for years to restage the event with Serena Williams and John McEnroe.

Making of ‘Battle of the Sexes’: How Emma Stone Mastered the Signature Move of a Tennis Legend

For the timely drama about the groundbreaking 1973 match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, the actress had to gain 15 pounds and learn how to bounce a tennis ball like a pro to take on her first role portraying a real person: "Every scene was so immensely important."

How ‘I, Tonya,’ ‘Battle of the Sexes’ Re-created Iconic Sports Looks

Costume designers Jennifer ?Johnson and Mary? Zophres were tasked with making new versions of sportswear worn by famous female athletes Tonya Harding and Billie Jean King.

How ‘Battle of the Sexes’ Reproduced Sounds From the Original Riggs-King Tennis Match

To re-create the epic showdown, the sound team had to travel back in time to replicate the racket hits and crowd cheers of the '70s.

‘Battle of the Sexes’: How Emma Stone Became Billie Jean King With a Tan and ’70s Haircut

“Billie Jean King didn’t wear a lot of makeup,” says makeup department head Torsten Witte, of planning to transform the actress into the tennis great.

Actress Roundtable: Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Stone and Top Stars on Harassment in Hollywood and Ideas for Industry Change

Six top actresses — including Mary J. Blige, Jessica Chastain, Allison Janney and Saoirse Ronan — open up about risky roles and how the industry's culture of abuse might finally be on the verge of change: "I feel hopeful because we're not ignoring it anymore."

Production Design: From the Streets of ‘Detroit’ To ‘Ebbing, Missouri’

In THR's first production design gallery of awards season, 'Breathe' and 'Battle of the Sexes' are also profiled.