Chris Evert responded to Jimmy Connors revealing personal details about their past relationship, saying that she is “disappointed” he went public with their story.
Connors and Evert were at the top of the tennis world when they dated in the ’70s. He was 22 and she was 19 when they were planning to get married in 1974 before something got in the way.
In his new memoir, “The...
Chris Evert responded to Jimmy Connors, who implies in his new book that he got Evert pregnant and that she had an abortion.
Jimmy Connors released private details ths week of his relationship in the early 1970s with fellow tennis star Chris Evert.
However, Evert was unaware the comments -- which implied that Connors got Evert pregnant and that Evert had an abortion -- were going public.
Through a statement to Reuters sent by her agent Lawrence Frankopan at StarWing Sports, she said:
"In his book...
In his memoir, Jimmy Connors gives more reason behind his split
from Chris Evert.
In his new memoir, "The Outsider," tennis legend Jimmy Connors implies that he got fellow tennis superstar Chris Evert pregnant in 1974.
Ivan Lendl is going to sub for Jimmy Connors on four stops in the upcoming series of matches around the country featuring several former Grand Slam champions.
Andre Agassi, John McEnroe and Pete Sampras also are in the group of competitors scheduled to take part in the four-player mini-tournaments. Each event will feature one-set semifinals and a one-set title match.
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September 12, 2012
Roger Federer has tied Jimmy Connors’ record for most wins in Grand Slam matches at 233 victories with his first round French Open win on Monday over Tobias Kamke of Germany 6-2, 7-5, 6-3.
“I think that’s a big one, because that was longevity,” Federer said of the record.
“And it’s been around for ….Jimmy is obviously one of the greats of all time, and was around for...
On September 7, 1975, Spanish tennis player Manuel Orantes defeated top-seeded Jimmy Connors 6–4, 6–3, 6–3 in the finals of the US Open at Forest Hills in New York.
Before winning his first Grand Slam, he came up second to Björn Borg (former world no. 1 tennis player from Sweden) in France at the French Open in the final, giving the Swedish a run for his money by winning...
Spain’s Manuel Orantes who defeated top-seeded Jimmy Connors to capture the 1975 US Open title will be inducted to the International Tennis Hall of Fame this July. Orantes is the third member of the Class of 2012 to be announced, and he is the only inductee in the Master Player Category. Additional members of the Class of 2012 will be announced within the month ahead. The Induction...
MSG Sports and StarGames Inc. announced on Thursday that the companies will join forces with evenko to present The Montreal Rendezvous on March 2, 2012 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada.
The Montreal Rendezvous, a collaboration between the Bell Centre’s production arm evenko, MSG Sports and StarGames Inc. is a new tennis event saluting the great past and current champions...