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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Chris Evert
Asked whether a particular moment stands out from her run to the 1974 French Open championship, the first of her 18 career Grand Slam singles titles, Chris Evert let out a loud laugh.
Chris Evert and Lindsay Davenport are taking a swing at acting as guest stars on "CSI." Some script revisions were in order, though, when the retired tennis champions shot their scenes.
Retired tennis stars Chris Evert and Lindsay Davenport will guest star on an episode of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" in January.
Technology and tennis fans' habits have evolved a bit since the 1970s. Now Chris Evert returns from working at a Grand Slam and people say to her, "Are there like two or three different networks doing it? Because I get confused." It won't be that way at Wimbledon any more, with ESPN now showing the entire two-week event.
Chris Evert's father used to find out she won Wimbledon when she called him long distance after the final.
Tennis agent Ken Meyerson, who represented Andy Roddick, Chris Evert and Justine Henin, has died at 47.
Chris Evert will serve as a television analyst for ESPN at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open.
"In those days, there weren't very many clay-court players and the game was serve-and volley. Very few women knew how to play on clay, because most tournaments were on grass or hard courts," Evert said. "The style sort of depends, in general, on who the No. 1 player is, and I might have started a focus on the clay-court game a little bit more. Because after me, then came the Steffi Grafs, the Monica Seleses - players who thought it was OK to get 10 or 20 balls in the court."
"Last year, she came into it just talking about it for months, how she hadn't won it for 10 years and that was her goal for the year. She mentioned it every tournament," Evert said. "She got that under her belt."