Quotation by Billie Jean King

The more I had won that year, the less it meant ... and the more tired and sad I became. And the more I won, the more people wanted a part of me. I will tell you King's First Law of Recognition: You never get it when you want it, and then when it comes, you get too much.
Billie Jean King (b. 1943), U.S. tennis player. Billie Jean, ch. 3 (1982).

Of 1972, when she won three of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments (not having entered the fourth, the Australian Open).
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