During her professional career, Chris Evert has won 18 major tennis titles. She has also earned millions through various endorsements. She has also worked as a sports commentator for ESPN. In fact, she is a contributing writer for Tennis magazine. She has been married thrice. In 1979, she married British tennis player John Lloyd, and divorced him in 1987. She has also been married to skier Andy Mill. She has three children. They live in Boca Raton, Florida.
Christine Marie “Chris” Evert was born on December 21, 1954, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Her father was a professional tennis coach. She first took up tennis at the age of five. After that, she started training with her father. She won her first tennis title when she was seven years old. She went on to win several tournaments, and then she became a professional tennis player. She participated in the Grand Slam tournaments for the first time in 1971. She was awarded a full athletic scholarship at Auburn University in Alabama.
Evert was named the world’s number one female tennis player in 1975. She was named the Sexiest Female Athlete by People magazine in 1980. She is a Christian. She is also involved in charity work. She has been a board member of many charitable trusts. She has also been an ambassador for the luxury watch brand Rolex.
Chris Evert has won a total of six US Opens. She has also won two Australian Opens, and two French Opens. She is known for her two-fisted backhand. She has played against Billie-Jean King, Monica Seles, Virginia Ruzici, and Margaret Court. She has also competed against Wendy Turnbull and Nancy Richey Gunter. She has won 18 Grand Slam singles and doubles titles. She was ranked world number one for 260 weeks. She has won the women’s singles titles at the French Open in 1973, 1974, 1976, and 1977. She has also won the women’s singles titles at Wimbledon in 1972, 1973, and 1974.
Chris Evert has won a variety of other titles. She has also been ranked among the top 25 highest earners in tennis history. In addition to being a tennis star, she is a fashion designer. She has designed her own line of tennis apparel, called Chrissie by Tail. She has also launched her own perfume, With Love from Chris. She has a website and has a Facebook page. She has partnered with Wilson, Converse, and Lipton. She also runs her own tennis academy, and has launched a line of fitness products.
After her professional career ended, Chris Evert worked as a sports commentator for ESPN. She has contributed to Tennis magazine and has coached Saint Andrew’s High School tennis team in Boca Raton, Florida. She has also been involved in various NGOs around the world. Her net worth is estimated to be about $20 million by 2022.
In her early years, Chris Evert was a tennis prodigy, who won numerous tournaments. She was a part of the American women’s Davis Cup team. She has been a coach for the high school tennis team at Saint Andrew’s College. She also owns a golf course, a soccer field, and a football team in Florida. In 2011, she started working as a sports commentator for ESPN.