French Open Grand Slam Singles Titles: Women

Sport & Games | September 21, 2014
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Chris Evert won a record seven single championships at the French Open and a record six at the US Open (since tied by Serena Williams in 2014). She won 18 Grand Slam singles championships and three doubles titles. She was the year-ending World No. 1 singles player in 1974-1978 and 1980-1981. Overall Evert won 157 singles championships and 29 doubles titles.

Evert reached 34 Grand Slam singles finals, more than any player, man or woman, in the history of professional tennis. She reached the semifinals or better, in singles, of 52 of the 56 Grand Slams she played, including the semifinals or better of 34 consecutive Grand Slams entered from the 1971 US Open through the 1983 French Open.

Evert's career winning percentage in singles matches of 89.96% (1309–146) is the highest in the history of Open Era tennis, for men or women. On clay courts, her career winning percentage in singles matches of 94.55% (382–22) remains a WTA record