In which year did Chris Evert win her first Wimbledon?
Chris Evert was a tennis player like no other. It seemed like she could win almost every game – her win-loss record in singles is an impressive 1309–146. She is also the first tennis player in history to win 1000 singles matches. Her career wins is just below Martina Navratilova’s 1,442. However, her win percentage, at 89.7%, is unrivaled by anyone.
In 1974, no one could stop her on the court. She went on to win her first Wimbledon title that year, while on her impressive 55-match win streak. She also won two Grand Slams by the year’s conclusion.