Julie Heldman



On today’s episode of Legends Of Sport, Andy sits down with one of the trailblazers of women’s tennis, Julie Heldman. Julie talks with us about how she began playing tennis, her family background, and how her mothers abusive relationship fueled her career (6:33). Julie also discusses being a part of the original nine who boldly started the Virginia Slims Circuit and changed the landscape of women’s tennis (8:42), as well as her struggle with mental health and her diagnosis and battle with bipolar disorder (25:40).


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