Chris Evert

Tennis Legend Chris Evert Full Name: Chris Evert [Christine Evert]
Nationality:

American

Profession: Tennis Legend
Why Famous: Won 18 Grand Slam singles championships and three doubles titles, and was the year-ending World No. 1 singles player every year between 1974 and 1981, with the exception of 1979. Overall she won 157 singles championships and 29 doubles titles, and reached more Grand Slam singles finals (34) than any player, man or woman, in professional tennis history.

Born: December 21, 1954 (63 years old)
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

Married Life

  • 2008-06-28 Golfing legend Greg Norman (53) weds former tennis star Chris Evert (53) in Paradise Island, Bahamas

Historical Events in the Life of Chris Evert

  • 1971-09-02 Chris Evert & Jimmy Connors win their 1st US Open tennis matches
  • 1973-06-03 72nd Women's French Open: Margaret Court beats Chris Evert (6-7, 7-6, 6-4)
  • 1973-07-07 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Chris Evert 6-0, 7-5 for her 10th career Grand Slam singles title
  • 1974-01-01 62nd Women's Australian Open: Evonne Goolagong Cawley beats Chris Evert (7-6, 4-6, 6-0)
  • 1974-06-16 73rd Women's French Open: Chris Evert beats Olga Morozova (6-1, 6-2)
  • 1974-07-05 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Chris Evert wins her first Wimbledon title beating Russian Olga Morzova 6-0, 6-4
  • 1975-06-15 74th Women's French Open: Chris Evert beats Martina Navratilova (2-6, 6-2, 6-1)
  • 1975-09-06 95th Women's U.S. Open: Chris Evert beats Evonne Goolagong Cawley (5-7, 6-4, 6-2)
  • 1976-07-02 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: American Chris Evert beats Evonne Goolagong Cawley of Australia 6-3, 4-6, 8-6 for second of 3 Wimbledon singles titles
  • 1976-09-12 96th Women's U.S. Open: Chris Evert beats Evonne Goolagong Cawley (6-3, 6-0)
  • 1977-09-10 97th Women's U.S. Open: Chris Evert beats Wendy Turnbull (7-6, 6-2)
  • 1978-07-07 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova wins her first Grand Slam singles title beating Chris Evert 2-6, 6-4, 7-5
  • 1978-09-09 98th Women's U.S. Open: Chris Evert beats Pam Shriver (7-5, 6-4)
  • 1979-05-12 Chris Evert's 125-match winning streak on clay comes to an end
  • 1979-06-11 78th Women's French Open: Chris Evert beats Wendy Turnbull (6-2, 6-0)
  • 1979-07-06 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova successfully defends her title beating Chris Evert Lloyd 6-4, 6-4
  • 1979-09-09 99th Women's U.S. Open: Tracy Austin beats Chris Evert (6-4, 6-3)
  • 1980-06-08 79th Women's French Open: Chris Evert beats Virginia Ruzici (6-0, 6-3)
  • 1980-07-05 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Australian Evonne Goolagong Cawley beats Chris Evert 6-1, 7-6 for her 3rd Wimbledon single crown
  • 1980-09-06 Women's U.S. Open: In the centenary women's singles final, Chris Evert-Lloyd beats Hana Mandlíková 5-7, 6-1, 6-1
  • 1981-07-03 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Chris Evert beats Hana Mandlíková 6-2, 6-2 for her third and final Wimbledon singles title
  • 1982-01-03 70th Women's Australian Open: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert-Lloyd (6-7, 6-4, 7-5)
  • 1982-07-03 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 for the first of 6-straight Wimbledon singles titles
  • 1982-09-11 Chris Evert wins her 6th & final US Open Tennis match at West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills NY
  • 1982-09-11 Women's U.S. Open: Chris Evert-Lloyd beats Hana Mandlíková 6-3, 6-1
  • 1982-12-13 71st Women's Australian Open: Chris Evert-Lloyd beats Martina Navratilova (6-3, 2-6, 6-3)
  • 1983-06-05 82nd Women's French Open: Chris Evert beats Mima Jausovec (6-1, 6-2)
  • 1983-09-10 103rd Women's U.S. Open: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert-Lloyd (6-1, 6-3)
  • 1984-06-10 83rd Women's French Open: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert (6-3, 6-1)
  • 1984-07-07 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert 7-6, 6-2 for her 26th Grand Slam title
  • 1984-09-08 104th Women's U.S. Open: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert-Lloyd (4-6, 6-4, 6-4)
  • 1984-12-09 73rd Women's Australian Open: Chris Evert-Lloyd beats Helena Sukova (6-7, 6-1, 6-3)
  • 1985-06-09 84th Women's French Open: Chris Evert beats Martina Navratilova (6-3, 6-7, 7-5)
  • 1985-07-06 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 for her 6th Wimbledon singles title
  • 1985-12-08 74th Women's Australian Open: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert-Lloyd 6-2, 4-6, 6-2)
  • 1986-06-08 85th Women's French Open: Chris Evert beats Martina Navratilova (2-6, 6-3, 6-3)
  • 1987-08-02 Federation Cup Tennis Final: Steffi Graf & Claudia Kohde-Kilsch beat Chris Evert & Pam Shriver in the doubles as Germany beats US 2-1 in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1988-01-24 76th Women's Australian Open: Steffi Graf beats Chris Evert (6-1, 7-6)
  • 1988-09-09 Chris Evert defaults at US Open due to a stomach flu
  • 1989-09-05 Chris Evert's last US Open match, she is defeated by Zina Garrison
  • 1991-11-10 Martina Navratilova ties Chris Evert with 157 pro tennis tournament wins

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