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When the firsts finished, Evert continued to rack up numbers.

“In tennis, as an individual sport, you’re out there by yourself. A prodigy before prodigies became the norm, she was instrumental in putting women’s tennis on the map, assuaging the cultural scepticism levelled against young girls becoming professional athletes. Magazines covered her romantic dalliances with fellow celebrities (and even a president’s son).She also holds the record, for men and women, for best winning percentage in a career - winning 89.97 per cent (1,309) of her 1,455 matches.Man, the reproductive rights system is tough on men. Nevertheless, Jimmy Connors, former tennis star and fellow Wimbledom champ's Chris Evert's ex-boyfriend, feels shafted by her 39-year-old decision to have an abortion without informing him that she was pregnant.The luscious grounds have a swimming pool, a tennis court - of course - a football pitch, putting green and two guesthouses.Inside the eight-bedroom, seven-bathroom mansion is a gourmet kitchen and stunningly decorated living spaces.Her coach told her to change her strategy, and so she ran in to the net: something she never normally did.

“I just kept telling myself, ‘You’re going to win.’ By changing my strategy mentally and physically, I finally beat her. I proved that you don’t have to be the strongest, but I made it happen,” she says. If they set their goals, if they work hard, anyone can be a champion.”An inspiration not just to young girls, but women of all ages, Chris Evert proved that she could play the game in her way, and on her terms and still win.

It's her story to tell, and the fact that he even thinks he can mention it in his book, let alone shame her for it, is truly indicative of the lingering shame we force on women for having abortions.

Evert was just 19 in 1974, the year that this likely occurred — when she and Connors, dating at the time, won their respective championships at Wimbledon and began appearing in the tabloids as a tennis power couple, reports The Atlantic. Really, she has absolutely no need to justify her decision to ANYONE.

Tennis legend Chris Evert relentlessly pursued Hall of Fame golfer Greg Norman as if he were a Grand Slam title, and broke up his 27-year marriage in a sneaky off-the-court maneuver, his spurned ex says.

The golfer’s bitter former spouse, Laura – who has readopted her maiden name, Andrassy, since her split with Norman – made the claim when she spoke out about the breakup in Australia’s Sunday Telegraph newspaper.

Ironically, Connors writes that at another point, when Evert wanted to be comforted after losing a match, that "You can't have two number ones in a relationship." Uh, maybe that's how she felt about her tennis career and simultaneously being pregnant with a cluster of cells contributed by someone who was completely self-absorbed. Evert has since released an understandably terse statement: In his book, Jimmy Connors has written about a time in our relationship that was very personal and emotionally painful.