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Christine Marie Evert – December 21, 1954 – is a former world No. 1 tennis player.

Evert won 18 major singles titles, including a record seven French Open titles and a joint-record six US Open titles (tied with Serena Williams).

Evert was ranked world No. 1 for 260 weeks, and was the year-end world No. 1 singles player seven times (1974–78, 1980, 1981).

Alongside Martina Navratilova, her greatest rival, Evert dominated women’s tennis in the 1970s and 1980s.

Evert served as president of the Women’s Tennis Association for eleven 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.

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