Chrissie's hidden grand slam past

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  1. BTURNER

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    Evert's mixed doubles record.
    Wimbledon
    '72 played with Eric Van Dillan. They lost in the fourth rd
    '73 played with Jimmy Connors. They lost in the quarters.
    '74 played with Jimmy Connors. They lost in the third rd.
    '82 played with John Evert (brother) They lost in the first rd.
    Us Open
    '71 played with Froehling. They lost in the second rd.
    '72 played with Jimmy Connors. They lost in the Qf ( to Court and Riessen)
    '73 played with Jimmy Connors. They lost in the Sf ( to Court and Riessen)
    '74 played with Jimmy Connors. They lost in the F ( to Teegarden and Masters)

    Some Evert Trivia. She never won a mixed doubles tournament and never played mixed in any other than those listed. As for exhibitions who knows.
     
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    I cannot imagine how she stood being connors mixed partner. I bet he was a royal conceited sexist ass in that role.

    As for the '82 effort with her own brother, he must have played cards from their sorted duplicitous childhood she thought well buried. In other words, big time sibling extortion, LOL.
     
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    They did go out and were even engaged for a while, you know?
     
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    lots of engaged and even married folks are smart enough not to play mixed.
     
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    Evert was blind. She thought Connors and her were in love. She wised up and realized that was not going to happen. =]..too bad she didn't marry any winners.
     
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    Well if the pattern was any clue, they should have won in 75. She won a total 3 women's doubles slam titles with Morazova and Navratilova and had reasonable success with Turnbull. She continued to play s through 1988 at slams.
     
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    Well Chrissie looked to be enjoying playing with Jimmy here:)

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    And Jimmy and Chrissie certainly looked happy together here:)

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    And even recently, they seem to be getting on OK:)

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    I never said she did not like or enjoy him. I suggested he would difficult to play doubles with. She certainly said they had two 'strong personalities' which would clash.
     
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