Revealed: The billionaire Chelsea and LA Dodgers owner behind plans to revamp Billie Jean King Cup – and why some tennis insiders are alarmed

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By Frank Dalleres Billionaire part-owner of Chelsea Mark Walter is the US businessman in talks with the International Tennis Federation over a controversial proposal to bring private investment to the Billie Jean King Cup, City A.M. has learned. We revealed yesterday that the ITF is close to agreeing a major new partnership with a US group to promote the Billie Jean King Cup, the international team competition that is the women’s version of the Davis Cup. Multi-sport investor Walter, 63, is a driving force behind the planned joint venture, which would involve the creation of a new entity and a…

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