|Birthplace||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA|
|Residence||Boca Raton, Florida, USA|
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Career prize money||$8,895,195|
|Highest ranking||No. 1 (November 3, 1975)|
|Grand Slam 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)|
|WTA Tour Finals||W (1972, 1973, 1975, 1977)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||F (1988)|
|French Open||W (1974, 1975)|
|Last updated on||23 August, 2011.|
Christine Marie "Chris" Evert is a professional American tennis player born December 21, 1954 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Evert’s father was a professional tennis coach, and she and her siblings began playing the game as young children. At 15, she impressed the tennis world by beating the No. 1 player, Margaret Court, in a semifinal match in North Carolina.
Chris Evert captured her first Wimbledon title in 1974 at age 19, winning again in 1976 and 1981. She also won the US singles title in 1975–80 and 1982, the French Open in 1974–5, 1979–80, and 1984, and the Australian Open in 1982 and 1984. Her career win-loss record in singles matches of 1,309-146 is the best of any professional player in tennis history.
Chris Evert retired from professional tennis in 1989 and was elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1995. She currently operates a tennis academy with Robert and Carling Seguso. Once engaged to fellow Wimbledon champ Jimmy Connors and married to British tennis player John Lloyd, Chris Evert wed professional ski racer Andy Mill in 1988. The couple has three sons and divorced in 2006.