Sport: Little Miss Cool

Pony-tailed Teen-Ager Chris Evert became an instant favorite with the gallery when she arrived at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships in Forest Hills, N.Y., five months ago. But many experts doubted that she was ready for the stiff world-class competition she would meet in center court. Unseeded and playing on grass for one of the few times in her brief career, "Little Miss Cool" nonetheless battled her way into the semifinals, winning one gutsy, come-from-behind victory after another. Then, alas, she met Mrs. Billie Jean King, the reigning queen of U.S. tennis. Billie Jean, the first woman athlete in history to...

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