“You’re lying” – Chris Evert once shared how her friends react to her “single” status

Chris Evert is one of the greatest players of all time. Looking back on her playing days, she can be remembered as a player who had one of the most successful careers, winning an amazing 18 Grand Slam singles titles. Even after her retirement, Evert is a prominent name in the tennis world and giving interviews.

Chris Evert went back in time to 2016 and had an intensive conversation with a media house. During the conversation, she opened up about her personal life and her friend’s reactions to her “single” status.


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Evert does not intend to get married in the near future

Despite being a prominent tennis personality, Chris Evert has had to face the traumatic experience of three failed marriages. But despite all the falls, the American legend has been careful not to let her impact rebound on her three sons from her second marriage. Her sons, who, in Evert’s words, are her “life”. Evert struck up a conversation and started it admit, “I don’t have anyone in my life right now except my sons — my three boys — and my work.”

As one of tennis’ biggest stars, Evert is often asked about matters affecting the game and her impressive career. However, as they say, personal life tends to affect your professional life. Considering her marital status, the former world No. 1 has been questioned as to whether she will ever remarry. to which she replied “I don’t know if I’ll ever marry again — never say never — but I’m not looking.”

Continuing the conversation, she further revealed: “When I tell my friends this, they all say, ‘You’re lying,’ but it’s true.”

While Evert has had three consecutive unsuccessful marriages, it’s an undeniable fact that the marriages have had their fair share of bliss and partnership. Recalling their married life, Evert admitted: “For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been with someone, always had a husband, so it’s been really good for me to be alone and learn to be comfortable with myself.”

It’s a bit of a liberation for me. I think I need to be alone to grow and get to know myself before I even think about getting into another relationship.” added her.

The failed marriages of Chris Evert


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Chris Evert trained from a young age and turned professional in 1972. Evert is steadily climbing the ladder of success won her first Grand Slam in 1974. A year later, in 1975, she was also crowned the new world No. 1. Privately, she married British male tennis star John Lloyd in 1979. After spending 8 years together, the two split in 1987.

Evert didn’t spend much time alone, however, as the very next year she married former alpine ski racer Andy Mill. After dating for 18 years, the two announced their split in 2006. After spending some time alone over the next two years, Evert married Australian entrepreneur Greg Norman in 2008. However, the two called it quits in 2009, just a year after their wedding.


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Evert has since chosen to remain single. After facing the hardships of broken marriages, she has decided to raise her three sons alone.

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