Chris Evert - Tennis player

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Chris Evert is a former world number one professional tennis player from the United States. She won 18 Grand Slam singles championships, including a record 7 championships at the French Open and a record 6 championships at the U.S. Open. According to the Women's Tennis Association, she was the year-ending World Number one singles player in 1975, 1976, 1977, 1980, and 1981 and, according to several sources, in 1974 and 1978, also.

Evert's career win loss record in singles matches of 1,309–146 is the best of any professional player in tennis history. In tennis writer Steve Flink's book the best Tennis Matches of the Twentieth Century, he named Evert as the third top female player of the 20th century, after Steffi Graf and Martina Navratilova. Evert never lost in the primary or second rounds of a Grand Slam singles tournament. She won 157 singles championships. In women's doubles, Evert won three Grand Slam titles and 29 usual tour championships.
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Residence
Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.
Date of birth
December 21, 1954
Place of birth
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.
Height
1.68 m
Turned pro
1972
Retired
1989
Plays
Right-handed
Career prize money
$8,895,195

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