On Thursday morning (May 17, 2018) the American Sun-Times reported Chris Evert and boyfriend, to be shopping for engagement rings.
The couple was seen closely eyeing some pricey bling in a couple of major jewelry stores — especially major diamond baubles that could only be described as the kind usually slipped on a woman’s left-hand ring finger. (read more)According to some insiders, they'll soon be engaged. Rumor Explodes on Twitter Naturally, the Sun-Times’ article sent Facebook and Twitter into a frenzy.
As Sports Illustrated reported at the time, "For the first time in memory, the traditional opening dance at Saturday night's Wimbledon Ball was reserved for two singles champions who were sweethearts as well—Chris Evert, 19, and her mop-topped fiance, Jimmy Connors, 21." In typical sports-pun fashion, they were dubbed the "Love Double" and "Love Match" by tabloids.
Their wedding that was scheduled for November of that year never happened, and their relationship ended. But now, 35 years later, Connors is releasing a biography this week titled The Outsider, in which he strongly hints that during their whirlwind affair in 1974, Evert got pregnant and had an abortion.
Tennis great Chris Evert says menopause is at least partly to blame for the demise of her marriage to Olympian Andy Mill ...
insinuating the hormonal change had a major impact on the relationship.
Elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1995, she later became a TV analyst.
Christine Marie Evert was born on December 21, 1954, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to parents Jimmy and Colette Evert.
The retired tennis great remains involved in the sport via the tennis academy she founded with her family in 1996.
Chris Evert is one of the most successful female stars in the history of United States tennis. Beginning in 1974, she finished ranked #1 in the world seven times (the only year between 19 when she dipped was in 1979).
61-year-old Evert opened up about the situation on Lance Armstrong's "The Forward Podcast" -- when the two were talking about the positive relationships they have with their exes ... FYI, Evert and Mill had 3 kids together before they divorced in 2006.
Two years later, she married Andy's friend, Greg Norman (the golfer). "[Andy and I] had a rough couple of years," Evert said ...
The following year she added a second French title and a U. Eschewing the net game that was common at the time, Evert wore down opponents with her steady baseline groundstrokes.