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Venus and Mars duke it out on the tennis court

Stone as King, Carell as Riggs: class act vs. chauvinist showboater

ANY WOMAN WHO HAS NEGOTIATED A SALARY OR RAISE IN the past five years (or the past 50) might feel a shiver of recognition watching Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris’ buoyant period piece Battle of the Sexes. In 1973, aging tennis legend Bobby Riggs, hoping to recapture the spotlight by crowing that he

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