(tine) (1954-) US tennis player. She won her first Wimbledon title 1974, and has since won 21 Grand Slam titles. She became the first woman tennis player to win $1 million in prize money. She has an outstanding two-handed backhand and is a great exponent of baseline technique. Evert retired from competitive tennis 1989.
From 1974 to 1989 she never failed to reach the quarter-finals at Wimbledon. She married British Davis Cup player John Lloyd 1979 but subsequently divorced him.
Wimbledon singles: 1974, 1976, 1981; doubles: 1976
US Open singles: 1975–78, 1980, 1982;
French Open singles: 1974–75, 1979–80, 1983, 1985–86; doubles: 1974–75
Australian Open singles: 1982, 1984