Who is Chris Evert?

Chris Evert

Christine Marie "Chris" Evert (born December 21, 1954) is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player from the United States. She won 18 Grand Slam singles championships and three doubles titles. She was the year-ending World No. 1 singles player in 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, and 1981. Overall Evert won 157 singles championships and 29 doubles titles.

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Chris Evert - Career Statistics - Records
... As Evert elected not to participate in a number of Grand Slam tournaments, the term "consecutive" is inexact ... In 19 seasons of professional tennis, Evert competed in all four Grand Slam tournaments in the same year only six times ...
Lion's Cup - Champions
... Date Winner Finalist Score 11 December 1978 Chris Evert Martina Navratilova 7–5, 6–2 10 December 1979 Tracy Austin Martina Navratilova 6–2, 6–1 17 ...
Billie Jean King Career Statistics - Grand Slam Singles Records - Wimbledon
... Versus #1 seeds, King was 4–7 (wins Chris Evert (1975), Evonne Goolagong Cawley (1972), Margaret Court (1966, 1962) losses Martina Navratilova (1980), Chris Evert (1978, 1977), Margaret Court (1970, 1964, 1963 ... Maria Bueno (1966), Lesley Turner Bowrey (1963) loss Chris Evert (1982)) ... Versus #4 seeds, King was 3–2 (wins Evonne Goolagong Cawley (1975), Chris Evert (1973), Ann Haydon-Jones (1968) losses Tracy Austin (1979), Ann Haydon-Jones (1969)) ...
Ameritech Cup - Champions - Singles
6–3, 3–6, 6–2 1976 Evonne Goolagong Cawley Virginia Wade 3–6, 6–3, 6–2 1977 Chris Evert Margaret Court 6–1, 6–3 1978 Martina Navratilova Evonne Goolagong Cawley 6–7, 6–2, 6 ...
1988 WTA Tour - Schedule - March
... Draw Gabriela Sabatini 2-6, 6-3, 6-1 Steffi Graf Pam Shriver Chris Evert Pascale Paradis Gigi Fernández Mary Joe Fernández Sandra Cecchini Katrina Adams Zina Garrison 4 ...

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    I’m not an overly ambitious person; I don’t feel like I have to excel.
    Chris Evert (b. 1954)

    In tennis, at the end of the day you’re a winner or a loser. You know exactly where you stand.... I don’t need that anymore. I don’t need my happiness, my well-being, to be based on winning and losing.
    —Chris Evert (b. 1954)

    When I get all these accolades for being true to myself, I say, “Who else can I be? I can’t be Chris Evert.”
    Martina Navratilova (b. 1956)