A Difficult Season Makes Caroline Garcia
New York TimesA Difficult Season Makes Caroline Garcia StrongerNew York Times“I always felt like Caroline would be a late bloomer because she has an all-court game,” said Chris Evert, the former No. 1. “But I always saw fear in her eyes. Mentally she didn't deal with pressure I think as well as the other players, and when I ...
Posted on 19 October 2017 | 4:00 am
The Hard Part of Being No. 1 in Women's
New York TimesThe Hard Part of Being No. 1 in Women's Tennis Is Staying ThereNew York Times“I think at the end of the day there's been such a big gap between Serena and the rest of the field,” the former No. 1 Chris Evert said in an interview. “I think any time Serena is in the game, there is less pressure because all these players are the ...and more »
Posted on 19 October 2017 | 2:06 am
You Did What? Avon's Brenda Himelfarb spent
Vail Daily NewsYou Did What? Avon's Brenda Himelfarb spent part of the '70s ...Vail Daily NewsIf you're a movie buff, you may have seen the trailer for the recent release “Battle of the Sexes,” starring Emma Stone and Steve Carell as Billie Jean King.and more »
Posted on 18 October 2017 | 10:37 am
Over the Net: Who is The Greatest tennis
SW News MediaOver the Net: Who is The Greatest tennis player of all time?SW News MediaWomen: Steffi Graf, Martina Navratilova, then Chris Evert and Serena Williams tied for third. 2. Good Ambassador for the Sport. Men: Roger Federer, Arthur Ashe then Jim Courier and Pete Sampras tied for third. Women: Billie Jean King, Chris Evert then ...
Posted on 13 October 2017 | 8:10 am
Win Tickets or Grand Prize Package for Chris
USTA Florida (press release) (blog)Win Tickets or Grand Prize Package for Chris Evert Pro-Celebrity TennisUSTA Florida (press release) (blog)You can win the “Total Experience Guest Package” for this November's Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic, including two premier VIP tickets to the Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic, a photo with Evert at the Media Day event, two tickets ...
Posted on 11 October 2017 | 10:58 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