Chris Evert, June 1985.
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Christine Marie Evert better known as Chris Evert is a former world number one single ladies tennis player. During her career she has won 18 single Grand Slam titles and three doubles titles. She holds a record 7 French Open singles titles. Evert gained the nickname the "Ice Maiden" of tennis and is often remembered for her two handed backhand. Evert was engaged to Jimmy Connors but their romance did not last. She married british tennis player John Lloyd in 1979 and changed her name to Chris Evert-Lloyd. Their marriage ended in divoirce in 1987 but Evert found happiness with two time Olympic downhill skier Andy Mill who she married in 1988. She retired in 1989 and was entered into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1995.