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."
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In a distinguished career that brought her 157 singles titles and 18 Grand Slam victories, and now as an outstanding TV commentator and author, Chris Evert has exhibited why she is among the sport's elite," noted Brad Beaty, director of sales and marketing for La Samanna.
Chris Evert was the number one ranked player in women's professional tennis for seven consecutive years.
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The District encompasses more than 40 healthcare facilities including Broward General Medical Center, North Broward Medical Center, Imperial Point Medical Center, and Coral Springs Medical Center, and Chris Evert Children's Hospital at Broward General Medical Center.
Norman celebrated with wife Chris Evert who was acting as his caddy for the event.
FORMER tennis golden girl Chris Evert has split from her second husband, it was reported yesterday.
In Williams' lifetime, women's tennis has come a long way: from Chris Evert, who made it OK to perspire, to Martina Navratilova, who made it OK to have muscles, to Steffi Graf, who made it OK to talk trash.
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Since its inception, some of tennis's top names have played in the League, including Andre Agassi, Venus and Serena Williams, Monica Seles, John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors, Lindsay Davenport, Andy Roddick, Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert.
She won her first tournament in April 1986, beating Chris Evert in Hilton Head.
I would have Boris Becker and Stefan Edberg on the council, and women like Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert.
Mill lives in Aspen with his wife, former tennis star, Chris Evert.