Chris Evert


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  • ''... after being at the top, I don't think I could play senior tournaments, because you know how good you were. I don't know if I would enjoy that, being half of what I was.''
    Chris Evert (b. 1954), U.S. tennis player. As quoted in Sports Illustrated, p. 61 (May 25, 1992). Evert, who had recently retired from professional tennis, had been a top-ranked star for many years.
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  • ''In tennis, at the end of the day you're a winner or a loser. You know exactly where you stand.... I don't need that anymore. I don't need my happiness, my well-being, to be based on winning and losing.''
    Chris Evert (b. 1954), U.S. tennis player. As quoted in Sports Illustrated, p. 64 (May 25, 1992). On retiring from professional tennis, in which she had been a very frequent winner.
  • ''I'm not an overly ambitious person; I don't feel like I have to excel.''
    Chris Evert (b. 1954), U.S. tennis player. As quoted in Sports Illustrated, p. 61 (May 25, 1992). Evert, now a wife and mother, had once enjoyed top ranking as a tennis champion.

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