Chris Evert

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  • Birth Name: Christine Marie Evert
  • Birth Place: Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/21/1954, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Former tennis player; TV analyst
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Chris Evert Fast Facts:
  • 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.
  • Chris Evert Relationships:
  • Colette Thompson - Mother
  • Clare - Sister
  • Colton - Son
  • Drew Evert - Brother
  • Andy Mill - Ex-husband
  • Jeanne - Sister
  • Jimmy Evert - Father
  • Jimmy Connors - Ex-fiancé
  • John Lloyd - Ex-husband
  • Nicholas - Son
  • Alexander - Son
  • John Evert - Brother
  • Greg Norman - Ex-husband

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