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9 superstar athletes who don't eat meat

By: Brian Merchant on March 5, 2013, 4:17 p.m.
Billie Jean King in 1965

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Billie Jean King

Two women vegetarian tennis stars on one list? Indeed — and both deserve it fully. Billie Jean King, a longtime vegetarian, has also been an inspiring force against sexism. Along with winning 12 Grand Slam titles and 16 doubles titles, she's famous for her Battle of the Sexes match, in which she defeated former men's Wimbledon champion Bobby Riggs.