Christine Marie Evert (born December 21, 1954), known as Chris Evert Lloyd from 1979 to 1987, is an American former world No. 1 tennis player. She won 18 Grand Slam singles championships and three doubles titles. She was the year-end world no. 1 singles player in 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, and 1981. Overall, Evert won 157 singles titles and 32 doubles titles.
|Full name||Christine Marie Evert|
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Residence||Boca Raton, Florida|
|Born||December 21, 1954|
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Retired||September 5, 2020|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Int. Tennis HoF||1995 (member page)|
|Career record||1309–146 (90.0%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 1 (November 3, 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)|
|Tour Finals||W (1972, 1973, 1975, 1977)|
|Olympic Games||3R (1988)|
|Career record||117–39 (75.0%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 13 (September 12, 1988)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||F (1988)|
|French Open||W (1974, 1975)|
|US Open||SF (1973, 1975, 1979)|
|Fed Cup||W (1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1986, 1989)|
Evert reached 34 Grand Slam singles finals, more than any other player in the history of professional tennis. She holds the record of most consecutive years (13) of winning at least one Major title. In singles, Evert reached the semifinals or better in 52 of the 56 Grand Slams she played, including the semifinals or better of 34 consecutive Grand Slams entered from the 1971 US Open through the 1983 French Open. Evert never lost in the first or second round of a Grand Slam singles tournament and lost in the third round only twice. In Grand Slam women's singles play, Evert won a record seven titles at the French Open and a co-record six championships at the US Open (tied with Serena Williams).
Evert's career winning percentage in singles matches of 90.00% (1309–146) is the fifth highest in the history of tennis, for men or women. On clay courts, her career winning percentage in singles matches of 94.55% (382–22) remains a WTA record.
Evert served as president of the Women's Tennis Association for eleven calendar years, 1975–76 and 1983–91. She was awarded the Philippe Chatrier award and inducted into the Hall of Fame. In later life, Evert was a coach and is now an analyst for ESPN, and has a line of tennis and active apparel.