Maria Sharapova has been granted a wildcard
Daily MailMaria Sharapova has been granted a wildcard place into the US Open in AugustDaily MailChris Evert, the 18-time Grand Slam champion, said last month that Sharapova should have to go through qualifying rather than being gifted a spot. 'I don't necessarily think that in the Grand Slams she should be given a wildcard,' Evert said. 'Regular ...Maria Sharapova granted US Open wildcardThe Australianall 126 news articles »
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 5:06 pm
8 key things to know about the US Open -
8 key things to know about the US Open - Chase BankChase News & StoriesWith roots in the late 19th Century, the US Open has hosted the greatest tennis players the world has ever seen and been home to some of the best tennis ever ...and more »
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 8:15 am
How did world No. 1 Pliskova lose? Caroline
Tennis MagazineHow did world No. 1 Pliskova lose? Caroline Wozniacki does it againTennis Magazine“I think this is one of the best sets of tennis I've seen Pliskova play,” Chris Evert said as Karolina Pliskova took a 4-2 lead in the third set over Caroline Wozniacki in Toronto on Friday. It was hard, at that moment, to argue. Pliskova, the WTA's ...and more »
Posted on 11 August 2017 | 3:42 pm
John McEnroe, Patrick McEnroe, Chris Evert,
City LimitsJohn McEnroe, Patrick McEnroe, Chris Evert, Mats Wilander, Pat Cash and Others to Face Off at Third Annual Johnny ...City Limits(East Hampton, N.Y.)– Tennis Hall of Famer John McEnroe, Patrick McEnroe, Chris Evert, Mats Wilander, Pat Cash and other Tennis Legends will participate in the Johnny Mac Tennis Project's (JMTP) Third Annual JMTP Pro Am in the Hamptons on Saturday, ...
Posted on 9 August 2017 | 5:34 am
Bellis skipped college, but she's proven to
Tennis MagazineBellis skipped college, but she's proven to be a fast learner on tourTennis Magazine“I've been so impressed by her maturity and self-reliance, and just the hunger she has to learn,” Chris Evert told The New York Times this spring. Evert predicted that Bellis could be in the Top 20 by the end of 2017. What sounded far-fetched at the ...and more »
Posted on 8 August 2017 | 12:44 pm
Prepare For Pricey U.S. Open Tennis Tickets
With the BNP Paribas Open and the Miami Open having wrapped up earlier this month, there will be a three month period of ATP tournaments occurring outside of the United States. Highlighted by the French Open from May 24th through June 7th and Wimbledon, taking place June 29th to July 12th, the schedule will take world’s best tennis players all over the globe before they return back to America ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 10:06 am
Serena Claims Eighth Miami Open Title
Serena Williams claimed her eighth Miami Open championship with a one-sided victory over Carla Suarez Navarro in the final. Williams joins Steffi Graf, Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert as the only Open Era players to win the same event at least eight times. A fortnight after withdrawing from Indian Wells with a knee complaint, she improved her record of not dropping a set in five matches ...
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 10:28 pm
Williams romps to eighth Miami crown
World number one Serena Williams joined an elite club Saturday, winning her eighth Miami WTA title with a comprehensive 6-2, 6-0 win over Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro. Williams had already surpassed Steffi Graf for most Miami triumphs with her win last year. On Saturday she joined Graf, Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert as the only Open Era players to win the same event at least eight times.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 2:52 pm
Serena strolls to eighth Miami title
By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Serena Williams won her eighth Miami Open title with little trouble, enjoying a 6-2 6-0 win over Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro in just 56 minutes on Saturday. The victory was the world number one's third consecutive title at Miami and she becomes just the fourth woman in the open-era to win the same tournament eight times, joining Martina Navratilova, Chris Evert ...
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 2:07 pm
Tennis-Serena strolls to eighth Miami title
* Claims third consecutive Key Biscayne crown * World number one puts knee injury behind her (Adds quotes) By Simon Evans MIAMI, April 4 (Reuters) - Serena Williams won her eighth Miami Open title with little trouble, enjoying a 6-2 6-0 win over Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro in just 56 minutes on Saturday. The victory was the world number one's third consecutive title at Miami and she becomes ...
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 1:51 pm
Serena Williams seeks Grand Slam as the
She is definitely not slowing down, either. Of her rivals as the greatest women's player ever, Chris Evert (18 majors), Martina Navratilova (18), Steffi Graf (22) and Margaret Court Smith (24) none won more than one major after 30. Serena has won six since ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:18 pm
Check out what is at stake for Serena
But Williams is playing for much more. A victory would be her record-setting seventh US Open singles triumph, pushing her past Chris Evert on the all-time tournament list in the Open era. It would also tie her with Graf at 22 Grand Slam singles titles for ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:08 pm
US Open: Serena Williams insists pressure
But Williams is playing for much more. A victory would be her record-setting seventh U.S. Open singles triumph, pushing her past Chris Evert on the all-time tournament list in the Open era. It would also tie her with Graf at 22 grand slam singles titles ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:23 pm
US OPEN 2015: Capsules on top women's
And as if that were all not enough, can be first woman with four consecutive U.S. Open trophies since Chris Evert in 1975-78. Topspin: Hasn't competed on tour since losing to Williams in the semifinals at Wimbledon to fall to 2-18 against the American.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:16 pm
Williams, Djokovic get top seeds at U.S.
She can also become the first woman since Chris Evert in 1975-78 to win four consecutive U.S. Opens. PRIZE MONEY: Total payout to players is $42.3 million. The singles champions receive $3.3 million each. A potential third-round opponent is 22-year-old ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:53 pm
Tennis stars Evert, Davenport take swing at
Chris Evert and Lindsay Davenport are taking a swing at acting as guest stars on "CSI." Some script revisions were in order, though, when the retired tennis champions shot their scenes.
Posted on 21 January 2013 | 10:43 am
Storm returns to TV 3 weeks after grill
With a wave of her bandaged left hand, and boosted by well wishes from Dr. Phil, Chris Evert and even a young woman she once babysat, Hannah Storm returned to a most comfortable setting — talking in front of a TV camera.
Posted on 1 January 2013 | 4:01 pm
Evert, Davenport to guest star on 'CSI' in
Retired tennis stars Chris Evert and Lindsay Davenport will guest star on an episode of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" in January.
Posted on 16 November 2012 | 1:11 pm
Olympic tennis headed for Wimbledon
Chris Evert played in the Olympics only once, and she recalls taking the court at 9 a.m. and losing a third-round match to an obscure opponent in front of 50 spectators.
Posted on 20 June 2012 | 11:47 am
Wimbledon TV coverage now all live in US
Chris Evert's father used to find out she won Wimbledon when she called him long distance after the final.
Posted on 18 June 2012 | 9:22 am