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Chris Evert, women"s tennis champion

Dorothy Childers Schmitz

Chris Evert, women"s tennis champion

by Dorothy Childers Schmitz

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Published by Crestwood House in [Mankato, Minn.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Evert, Chris -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Evert, Chris.,
    • Tennis players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Tennis players.

    • About the Edition

      A brief biography of the American women"s tennis champion known for her two-handed backhand.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Dorothy Childers Schmitz.
      SeriesThe Pros
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV994.E93 S35
      The Physical Object
      Pagination46 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4560327M
      ISBN 10091394064X
      LC Control Number77070891

      10 great moments: Chris Evert. Chris Evert reached five successive finals of the Miami tournament during the s, winning the title in against Stefanie Graf. Here we look back at the American's spectacular career.   chris evert Meetings: 80 (Navratilova, ); Grand Slam Finals: 14 (Navratilova, ) Highlights: Navratilova’s first Grand Slam singles title — she and Evert both wound up with 18 — came via a third-set win at Wimbledon in ; Evert’s third-set victory in the French Open final is widely considered among the finest.

        Chris Evert won 90% of the singles matches she played, a record for men or women. She entered 56 grand slams, reached 52 semi-finals (including the semi-finals or . Evert served as President of the Women’s Tennis Association twice (, ) and received the Flo Hyman Award on February 2, by President George H.W. Bush, who called her “the role model for our nation’s young women.” President Bush was also present at her induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in

        Evert and Navratilova accounted for 36 Grand Slams singles titles, 18 apiece, and they are ranked as the second and fourth greatest women's players in history by the Tennis Channel. Thirty of.   Chris Evert knows a thing or two about tennis rivalries and she’s noticed something about Serena Williams’ career: The time Grand Slam singles champion has not .


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d Chris Evert. I Author: Chris Evert. The book is not well written. There are huge gaps, little of Evert's sense of humor, or the bite that Navratilova's book has. However, this biography does offer insight into Evert's youth, her upbringing, her break from her parents, and her domination of tennis in the mid to late s: 7.

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I knew every champion at Wimbledon. Billie Jean King holds up the championship trophy after defeating Chris Evert in the Wimbledon women's singles. Chris Evert, Women's Tennis Champion (The Pros) Hardcover – June 1, by Dorothy Childers Schmitz (Author) › Visit Amazon's Dorothy Childers Schmitz Page.

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Seventies-era tennis star Jimmy Connors has a new autobiography out, and he’s using it to take some nasty jabs at his former girlfriend and fellow tennis champion Chris Evert.

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In the annals of sports, no individual rivalry matches the intensity, longevity, and emotional resonance of the one between two extraordinary women: Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova.

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But that did not mean it was easy to replicate the geometric precision of her. Chris Evert knows a thing or two about tennis rivalries and she’s noticed something about Serena Williams’ career: The time Grand Slam singles champion has not had much in the way of knows that her series of matches through the years against Martina Navratilova — including five finals at Wimbledon, which should be happening right now but was canceled because of the.