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Evert, (Christine Marie) Chris

(1954–  ) tennis player; born in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Between 1974 and 1986, she won at least one Grand Slam singles championship every year, a record. She won the French singles championship seven times, Wimbledon three times, the U.S. Open six times, and the Australian twice. During her career, she won 157 professional singles titles, including many memorable competitions with her chief rival, Martina Navratilova. Her coolness under pressure on the courts earned her the nickname "Ice Maiden."
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BERNE, Switzerland, September 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pevion Biotech AG announced today the appointment of Evert Kueppers as its new Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Thomas Stauffer.
Before that, Evert, winner of 18 grand slam singles titles, was wed to British tennis player John Lloyd.
FORMER Wimbledon champions Pat Cash and Chris Evert have teamed up to give Tim Henman a double dose of advice - sort out your serve and your forehand.
She's seeking to join Evert as the only women to win three straight titles here in the Open era, which began in 1968.
And Evert said: "She deserves it and I think she will reach Steffi's record of 22.
In fact, I have been only having chicken curry for dinner all through this US Open," said Evert, now working as commentator for ESPN.
Stating that the method is viable even if it has not been tried before, Evert however, said that it takes a lot of commitment to go on the road and she feels Navratilova is not yet ready to coach.
Not content with snaring snarling American Connors, from whom she split in 1974, the star-spangled tennis sweetheart of the 1970s and 80s, Evert, got hitched with British golden boy John Lloyd in 1979.
It seemed certain that she would go on to move in front of fellow Americans Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova (both 18) on the all-time list of major singles triumphs but, as her 33rd birthday looms, time is maybe running out.
4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary tennis star Chris Evert and Tail Activewear have collaborated on a new line of women's tennis and active clothing.
He got separated with Former US tennis champion Chris Evert last October after their lavish wedding in the Bahamas.
Like so many women, Chris Evert juggles many responsibilities yet still does her best to make smart choices for herself and her family to maintain a balanced lifestyle," said Chris Ross, Vice President of Marketing at HP Hood LLC.