Chris Evert

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

United States of America
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)
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius

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 Teenage debutants Chris Evert & Jimmy Connors win their first matches at the US Open Tennis Championships at Forest Hills
  • 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 US Open Women's Tennis: Chris Evert wins her first of 6 US titles; 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
  • 1976-09-11 US Open Women's Tennis: Chris Evert retains her title; routs Evonne Goolagong Cawley 6-3, 6-0
  • 1977-09-10 US Open Women's Tennis: Chris Evert wins her 3rd straight US title; beats Wendy Turnbull of Australia 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 US Open Women's Tennis: Chris Evert wins her 4th consecutive US title, beats fellow American 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
  • 1979-09-08 US Open Women's Tennis: Tracy Austin becomes youngest US champion (16 years, 9 months); 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 US Open Women's Tennis: In the centenary women's singles final, Chris Evert-Lloyd wins her 5th US title; 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 US Open Women's Tennis: Chris Evert wins her 6th and final US title, beating 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 US Open Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert-Lloyd 6-1, 6-3 for her first US singles title
  • 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 US Open Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova retains her title; beats Chris Evert-Lloyd 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
  • 1984-12-09 73rd Women's Australian Open: Chris Evert-Lloyd beats Helena Suková 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
  • 1989-09-01 Chris Evert becomes the first player ever to win 100 matches in the US National/Open Tennis Championship by beating Patricia Tarabinia 6-2, 6-4
  • 1989-09-03 American tennis star Chris Evert beats 15-year-old Monica Seles 6-0, 6-2 in a 4th round match for her 101st and last US Open singles victory
  • 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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