Tennis Hall of Famer Rosie Casals joins Richard to discuss her amazing career. Rosie was a member of the Original 9 who broke down the barriers in women’s professional tennis. They discuss the origins of the Original 9, the 50th anniversary of the Original 9, the famous Battle of the Sexes and her Love & Love Tennis Foundation.
The Love & Love Tennis Foundation will be hosting the Annalee Thurston Award dinner honoring Billie Jean King and the 50th anniversary of the Original 9 on March 15th. You can go here for more information.
The Love & Love Tennis Foundation was founded in 2015 by Hall of Famer Rosie Casals and WTA tour player Tory Fretz. The Foundation supports and promotes youth tennis and works with junior grassroots programs and various non-profit organizations in the Coachella Valley to bring tennis to kids who want to play tennis from all economic backgrounds.
To learn more about Rosie Casals and the Original 9 listen to the show (below) and visit the Love & Love website to learn more about the Foundation and the Annalee Thurston Award dinner www.lovelovetennisfoundation.wordpress.com