Chris Evert


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Noun1.Chris Evert - United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)
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Chris Evert, the faculty adviser to the fishing club, said when he formed the club, the response from the students surprised him.
BIRTHDAYS: Jane Fonda, actress and keep-fit expert, 80; Albert Lee, guitarist, 74; Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor, 73; Samuel L Jackson, actor, 69; Betty Wright, soul singer, 64; Chris Evert, former tennis player, 63; Kiefer Sutherland, actor, 50; Tom Payne, actor, 35.
Chris Evert tweeted: "A sad loss to the tennis world and a devastating loss to those of us who shared a deep friendship with her.
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.
JOHANNA KONTA can become Britain's first female singles champion at Wimbledon in 40 years, according to 18-time grand slam winner Chris Evert.
BORN JANE Fonda, US actress, 1937 SAMUEL L Jackson, US actor, 1948 CHRIS Evert, US tennis star, 1954, above DIED GEORGE S Patton, US general, 1945 ALBERT King, US blues guitarist, 1992 BILLIE Whitelaw, UK actress, above
Williams joined Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert on 18 grand slam titles with her US Open victory last year and a 19th would take her within three of the record held by Steffi Graf.
Williams won her 18th title, a sure Grand Slam hit topping Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova's record without a missed set.
I just could never have imagined that I would be mentioned with Chris Evert or with E Martina Navratilova, because I was just a kid with a dream and a racquet.
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.
Williams remains two slam titles behind Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova, who are her next targets on the all-time women's list.
TENNIS great Chris Evert has blasted ex-fiance Jimmy Connors for hinting they did not marry because she had an abortion against his wishes Evert, 58, said: "I'm disappointed he's misrepresented a private matter that took place 40 years ago that was very personal and painful.