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  • "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."

    40 years ago at French, Evert won 1st major title →

  • "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."

    40 years ago at French, Evert won 1st major title →

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