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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 21 December 1954Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Birth NameChristine Marie Evert
Nicknames Ice Maiden
Poker Face
Height 5' 6¼" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Chris Evert was born on December 21, 1954 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA as Christine Marie Evert. She is an actress, known for Celebration (1981), Wimbledon '85 (1985) and Burt Bacharach in Shangri-La (1973). She was previously married to Greg Norman, Andy Mill and John Lloyd.

Spouse (3)

Greg Norman (28 June 2008 - 8 December 2009) (divorced)
Andy Mill (30 July 1988 - 4 December 2006) (divorced) (3 children)
John Lloyd (17 April 1979 - 17 April 1987) (divorced)

Trivia (21)

Sons with Andy Mill: Alexander James (b. October 12, 1991), Nicholas Joseph (b. June 8, 1994), and Colton Jack (b. June 14, 1996).
She is a vegetarian.
Fourth player elected unanimously to the Tennis Hall of Fame (1995).
Appeared in 52 semi-finals of the 56 grand slam event (1974-1986).
Tennis commentator for NBC.
Won the French Open (1974, 75, 79, 80, 83, 85 and 86).
Won the US Open (1975, 76, 77, 78, 80, 82).
Won Wimbledon (1974, 76 and 81).
Won the Australian Open (1982 and 84).
Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year 1974, 1975, 1977 & 1980
Named by PEOPLE magazine in 1980 as the "Sexiest Female Athlete"
Reader poll in Penthouse's FORUM magazine awarded her the "loveliest legs in the world".
Was reputed among the players to have had the best repertoire of dirty jokes at the time on the WTA tour.
Graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Class of 1973 where she was voted "Most Likely to Succeed."
Owns the highest winning percentage in pro tennis history (.900; 1304-144)
Once engaged to Jimmy Connors.
Is mentioned as the leading character's dream woman on The Barbarian Invasions (2003).
Inadvertantly made headlines when Jim Everett assaulted Jim Rome during an interview when Rome, who had been mocking the quarterback by calling him "Chris Everett" on his radio show, called him "Chris Everett" to his face. (6 April 1994).
(December 14) Confirmed at a news conference that she and Greg Norman are engaged. [2007]
Release of her autobiography, "Chrissie: My Own Story". [1982]
Release of the book, "The Rivals: Chris Evert vs. Martina Navratilova - Their Epic Duels and Extraordinary Friendships" by Johnette Howard. [2005]

Personal Quotes (4)

When informed that British tabloid The Daily Mirror had proclaimed she "has the best boobs in the business"; It's high time the press finally got one thing right about me.
I love hiking in the mountains in Aspen. Breathing the clean, fresh air is great. Plus, it gives me a cardiovascular workout and firms my legs.

On asked to select a favorite workout.
Let's not get carried away here. In fact, feel free to tell your readers that I still have all my teeth.
[on tennis champion, Li Na] Li Na is a maverick. Who else would stand up to the centralized Chinese sports system as Li did, back in 2008, when she pushed for more control over her career? Tennis has exploded in China. 116 million people watched Li win the French Open. That kind of exposure is crucial to our sport, and it never would have happened without Li. She's such a breath of fresh air. And like Billie Jean King and Martina Navratilova before her, Li Na has transcended her sport.

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