- Started taking tennis lessons with her tennis pro father at age 5.
- Entered her first senior tournament at age 14.
- Made her Grand Slam tourney debut in 1971 at age 16.
- Became known for her two-handed backhand shot.
- In her career, won 18 Grand Slam singles titles, including seven French Opens and six U.S. Opens.
- Won at least one Grand Slam title for 13 consecutive years.
- Won 157 singles titles.
- Had a winning percentage of .900 (1309-146) in singles play.
- Retired from the Tour in 1989.
- Served as the President of the Women's Tennis Association for nine years.
- Was a unanimous choice for the Tennis Hall of Fame in 1995.
- Was the namesake of a race horse that won the Filly Triple Crown.
- Jimmy Evert — Father
- Jeanne — Sister
- Colette Thompson — Mother
- Clare — Sister
- Colton — Son
- Nicholas — Son
- Jimmy Connors — Ex-fiancé
- John Lloyd — Ex-husband
- John Evert — Brother
- Greg Norman — Ex-husband
- Alexander — Son
- Drew Evert — Brother
- Andy Mill — Ex-husband