Chris Evert

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Wimbledon's Women Are Referenced One Way, Men Another

Some want to know why the marital status of female players continues to be cited

(Newser) - Mrs. JM Lloyd and Mrs. LW King aren't household names, but you likely know who they are. Those are the official monikers bestowed upon Wimbledon champs Chris Evert and Billie Jean King by the All England Club, host of the tennis tourney since 1877 —a result of what... More »

Kids Helped Split Up Chris Evert, Greg Norman

Tennis champ, golf star had trouble blending families

(Newser) - Tension with Chris Evert's teenage sons and Greg Norman's twentysomething offspring helped split up the sports superstars after just 15 months of marriage, sources close to the couple say. Evert's previous husband, Andy Mill, had been Norman's best friend before he and Evert left their spouses, and that contributed to... More »

Norman, Evert Separate

Coupling of golf, tennis legends hits skids after 15 months of marriage

(Newser) - The pairing of sports legends Greg Norman and Chris Evert is on the rocks, with the couple—both 54—announcing today they’ve separated after 15 months of marriage. If a divorce is in the works, they didn’t say. The announcement comes ahead of an international golf competition for... More »

Choi Grabs British Lead

Korean at 1-under, a stroke better than rejuvenated Norman

(Newser) - Greg Norman's lead didn't hold up in today's second round of the British Open, with KJ Choi shooting a 3-under-par 67 to snatch the top spot heading into the weekend at Royal Birkdale. The South Korean, at 1-under 139, is the only player in the field under par. Three weeks... More »

Aussie Star Ranked No. 1... 31 Years Late

Computer cheated Goolagong Cawley of tennis accolade

(Newser) - Evonne Goolagong Cawley was ranked No. 1 in women's tennis for a couple of weeks in 1976, but no one knew it until now. Goolagong Cawley is now (and, technically, has long been) the first Australian woman to hold the coveted laurel, and just the 16th woman overall to do... More »

Greg Norman's Ex Dishes Dirt on Evert

Says tennis star pursued golf champ right in front of her

(Newser) - Greg Norman’s former wife would still be his current wife, she says, if not for tennis star Chris Evert’s brazen pursuit of the former World No. 1. “She came after him. I have never seen anything like it,” Laura Andrassy tells the Daily Mail, saying Evert... More »

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