You’ve got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference.
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I always looked ahead.
If you can react the same way to winning and losing, that’s a big accomplishment. That quality is important because it stays with you the rest of your life, and there’s going to be a life after tennis that’s a lot longer than your tennis life.
Losing hurts me. I was determined to be the best.
|Birth:||21st December, 1954|
Christine Marie "Chris" Evert was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player from the United States. She won 18 Grand Slam singles championships and three doubles titles. Evert has served as president of the Women's Tennis Association during eleven calendar years, 1975–76 and 1983-91. She was awarded the Philippe Chartier award and inducted into the Hall of Fame. In later life Evert was a coach and is now an analyst for ESPN.
Today's Anniversary - 25th March
- 1914 - Norman Ernest Borlaug
- 1881 - Mary Webb
- 1939 - Toni Cade Bambara
- 1921 - Simone Signoret
- 1971 - Ronald Steel
- 1983 - Thomas S. Gates Jr.
- 1976 - Josef Albers
- 1977 - Nunnally Johnson
- 1980 - Milton H. Erickson
- 1969 - Max Eastman
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