Chris Evert

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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."
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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Taking tennis to the people is an important initiative of the WTT's, especially when you consider that players the likes of Billie Jean King, Jimmy Connors, Arthur Ashe and Chris Evert, as well as countless others, are all products of the parks and recreation system.
Now, the guide says, with their own massage therapists and "state-of-theart forecasting system," they've become "synonymous with style." They're synonymous with wealth, too: Chris Evert's $8.6 million in lifetime earnings places her a distant second to Martina Navratilova's $14 million.
CHRIS EVERT dubbed Jo Konta unbeatable as the British No.1 took just 71 minutes to shatter a 36-year French Open hoodoo.
Seven-time champion Chris Evert said: "Playing like this, I don't think there is anyone who could TURN TO PAGE 48 evert: she was unbeatable' beat her.
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Summary: Johannesburg [South Africa], Oct 3 (ANI): Issuing a warning to Serena Williams, US great Chris Evert has said the former world number one and new mom would lack some of her trademark intimidation factor when she makes a return to the tennis court.