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November 22: One of the giants of all women's sports, not just tennis, Billie Jean King, turns 69. King won 39 Grand Slam titles in her playing career -- 12 in singles, 16 in doubles and 11 in mixed doubles --  and also won the famed Battle of the Sexes exhibition match played at Houston Astrodome against former men's champ Bobby Riggs.
Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker turns 45. Becker is the youngest-ever champion among men at Wimbledon, winning the event at 17 years, 227 days of age. He won the Australian Open twice and the U.S. Open once, racking up 49 singles totals in all, along with the 1992 Olympic gold medal in men's doubles.
American Gardnar Mulloy, four-time U.S. Open men's doubles champion, turns 99. Malloy was ranked No. 1 in men's singles in 1942, racking up 46 career titles, and won five doubles Grand Slams. He played 75 years of competitive tennis.
November 26: Nine-time Grand Slam winner Wendy Turnbull of Australia turns 60.  Turnbull peaked at No. 3 as a singles player and No. 5 as a doubles player, winning four women's doubles Grand Slams and five mixed dobules Grand Slams. 

November 27: The Czech Republic's Radek Stepanek, who has been a Top 10 player in both singles and doubles, turns 34. Stepanek scored his first career Grand Slam title at the Australian Open in 2012 in men's doubles. He clinched the live fifth rubber at the 2012 Davis Cup final -- beating Nicolas Almagro in five sets -- and won the trophy for the Czech Republic. He is currently ranked No. 4 in the world in doubles and No. 37 in singles.
Colombia's Santiago Giraldo is 25. Giraldo is currently ranked No. 43 in the world and his best Grand Slam performance is a third-round appearance at the 2012 French Open.
November 30: Germany's Sylvia Hanika, the 1981 French Open runner-up, is 53. Hanika won five career titles and reached No. 5 in the world. She was defeated in straight sets by Hana Mandikova at the 1981 Roland Garros final.