93 Misc.2d 713 (1977)

Renee Richards, Plaintiff, v. United States Tennis Association et al., Defendants.

Supreme Court, Special Term, New York County.

August 16, 1977

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Saxe, Bacon & Bolan, P. C. (Michael Rosen and Edward H. Heller of counsel), for plaintiff. Curtis, Mallet, Prevost, Colt & Mosle (Peter K. Leisure of counsel), for United States Tennis Association and another, defendants. Ware, Fletcher & Friedenrich (Laurence Aufmutn of counsel), for Women's Tennis Association, Inc., defendant.


Plaintiff, Dr. Renee Richards, nee Richard H. Raskind, an ophthalmologist licensed to practice in the State of New York, underwent a sex reassignment operation about two years ago, at the age of 41, "at which time", Dr. Richards avers, "for all intents and purposes, I became a female, psychologically, socially and physically, as has been attested to by my doctors." Dr. Richards...

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