|Residence||Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.|
|Born||December 21, 1954
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.
|Hicht||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Wicht||57 kg (126 lb)|
|Plays||Richt-handit (twa-handit backhand)|
|Career prize money||$8,895,195|
|Int. Tennis HOF||1995 (member page)|
|Career record||1309–145 (90.05%)|
|Heichest rankin||No. 1 (3 November 1975)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||W (1982, 1984)|
|French Open||W (1974, 1975, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1985, 1986)|
|Wimbledon||W (1974, 1976, 1981)|
|US Open||W (1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1982)|
|Championships||W (1972, 1973, 1975, 1977)|
|Career record||117–39 (75.0%)|
|Heichest rankin||No. 13 (12 September 1988)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||F (1988)|
|French Open||W (1974, 1975)|
|Last updatit on: 14 August 2006.|
Christine Marie "Chris" Evert (born 21 December 1954) is a umwhile Warld No. 1 profeesional tennis player frae the Unitit States. She wan 18 Grand Slam singles championships, includin a record seiven championships at the French Open an a record sax championships at the U.S. Open. She wis the year-endin Warld No. 1 singles player in 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, an 1981.
Evert's career winnin percentage in singles matches o 90.05% (1309–145) is the best in the history o profeesional tennis, man or wumman. On clay courts her career winnin percentage in singles matches o 94.05% (316–20) remains a WTA record. In tennis writer Steve Flink's book The Greatest Tennis Matches of the Twentieth Century, he namit Evert as the third best female player o the 20t century, efter Steffi Graf an Martina Navratilova. Evert reached 34 Grand Slam singles feenals, mair than ony player, man or wumman, in the history o profeesional tennis. She reached the semifeenals or better, in singles, o 52 o the 56 Grand Slams she played, includin the semifeenals or better o 34 consecutive Grand Slams played frae the 1971 U.S. Open through the 1983 French Open. Evert niver lost in the first or seicont roond o a Grand Slam singles tournament. She wan 157 singles championships. In weemen's doubles, Evert wan three Grand Slam titles an 29 regular tour championships.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Ranking the top-10 women's tennis players of all time". Retrieved June 6, 2012.
- "Exclusive Interview with Steve Flink about the career of Chris Evert". ChrisEvert.net. Retrieved February 14, 2007.
- "Women with most tennis Grand Slam finals appearances". Retrieved June 6, 2012.
- "Chris Evert WTA Player Profile". Retrieved June 6, 2012.
Freemit airtins[edit | edit source]
- Chris Evert at the Women's Tennis Association
- Chris Evert at the Fed Cup
- Chris Evert at the International Tennis Federation
- Chris Evert at the International Tennis Hall of Fame
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