Chris Evert net worth
Chris Evert net worth and career earnings: Chris Evert is a former American world number one professional tennis player who has a net worth of $16 million. Chris Evert has earned her net worth as winner of 18 Grand slam singles championships during a career that spanned 20 years.
Chris Evert Career
She won a record seven championships at the French Open and a record six championships at the U.S. Open. She was a five time year-ending World No. 1 singles player in 1975, 1976, 1977, 1980, and 1981. She was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on December 21, 1954. Her father Jimmy Evert was a professional tennis coach. She is partially of Luxembourgish ancestry.
Evert began taking tennis lessons when she was five years old from her father. Her lifetime career win–loss record is 1309–146 (89.96%) in singles matches. That’s the best record of any professional player man or woman in the Open Era.
Chris Evert was a favorite on the clay courts. Her win loss rate of 94.05% (316/20) remains a WTA record. Tennis writer Steve Flink wrote a book naming Evert as the third best female player of the 20th century, after Steffi Graf and Martina Navratilova. During Evert’s career she never lost in the first or second rounds of a Grand Slam singles tournament. Her total in single championship wins is 157, and in double she won three Grand Slam titles and 29 regular tour championships. Today she operates a tennis academy in Boca Raton, Florida.
She also helps coach the Saint Andrew’s high school tennis team. She has been a contributor to Tennis Magazine since 2009, and also tennis on ESPN since June 2011. In 1979, Evert married the British tennis player John Lloyd however, the couple divorced in 1987. She has three sons from her second husband two-time Olympic downhill skier Andy Mill.