MAKERS Moments at Wimbledon

Wimbledon gets underway this weekend at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London.

To celebrate, we've compiled some images from the archives capturing iconic MAKERS moments at Wimbledon.

From former world No. 1 player and activist Billie Jean King, to tennis champion Martina Navratilova, take a peek back through history in the gallery above featuring our MAKERS scoring major points on the court.

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July 2, 1966 | Billie Jean King lifts the trophy above her head after beating Brazil's Maria Bueno to win the women's singles title at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships, her first Wimbledon victory.  Photo Credit: Keystone/Getty Images

July 7, 1973 | Billie Jean King on her way to victory in the Women's Singles Final at Wimbledon against Chris Evert. Photo Credit: Allsport Hulton/Archive  

July 1978 | Martina Navratilova of Czechoslovakia celebrates after winning the Wimbledon ladies singles title after defeating U.S. tennis player Chris Evert in three sets at the All-England Club in London.  Photo Credit: Allsport UK

July 1990 | Martina Navratilova of the United States wipes a tear away as she parades around Centre Court with the women's singles trophy. She won the women's singles title at Wimbledon a record nine times after her victory against U.S. player Zina Garrison. Photo Credit: Tom Jenkins/Getty Images