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Women’s tennis legend Chris Evert diagnosed with ovarian cancer



Tennis legend and ESPN broadcaster, has revealed she was recognized with stage one ovarian most cancers final month.


‘I wished to share my stage one ovarian most cancers prognosis and the story behind it as a means to assist others,’ the 67-year-old, who was the world primary ladies’s singles participant seven instances, wrote on Twitter.


‘I really feel very fortunate that they caught it early and anticipate constructive outcomes from my chemo plan.’




In an article on ESPN, Evert stated a malignant tumor was found throughout a preventive hysterectomy early final month.


A second operation revealed that the most cancers had been eliminated throughout the hysterectomy and had not unfold. 


Following chemotherapy, her physician stated there was a greater than a 90 p.c likelihood the most cancers would by no means return.



‘I do not bear in mind being that joyful in years!’ Evert stated after getting the information from her physician.


She received 18 Grand Slam singles championships and three doubles titles, and was the year-end world primary singles participant seven instances.   General, Evert received 157 singles titles and 32 doubles titles. 


Evert’s youthful sister, former professional tennis participant Jeanne Evert Dubin, died after a battle with ovarian most cancers in 2020 on the age of 62.  Dubin’s most cancers had unfold earlier than it was detected.


After I go into chemo, she is my inspiration,’ Evert stated within the article. ‘I will be considering of her. And he or she’ll get me via it.’


Evert has been working as a broadcaster masking tennis for ESPN since retiring from the game.


She might be masking the Australian Open remotely in the course of her therapy. 



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