Tennis stars Evert, Davenport take swing at acting

“It was just like commentating. Like we do at Wimbledon, it’s hurry up and wait,” Evert said. “The first year I did commentating it was like, `Whoa, this is a lot of doing nothing.’”

Davenport felt more comfortable once Gimelstob was taking the heat on camera.

“It was great to be able to play a tennis commentator on a show that I’ve loved and watched for years,” she said.

Both Davenport and Evert have three children. Davenport’s son and two daughters are 5 and under, while Evert’s three sons are 16, 18 and 21.

Evert’s sons all played high school tennis, and Davenport’s son plays a couple times a week. But don’t look for any of them on the pro tours.

“They’re all like their father,” Evert said, referring to ex-husband and former Olympic skier Andy Mill. “They like the extreme sports.”

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