30th Anniversary of Chris Evert Celebrity Tennis Classic Charity raises $800k
WTA Mother Award for Chris Evert
Chrissie was honored at the 2019 Indian Wells tour event, where she was given the WTA Mother Award. It recognizes women who have made a significant contribution to the culture and emotional life of the WTA family; former recipients include Ann Haydon Jones, Judy Dalton, Gladys Heldman, Francoise Durr, Ingrid Bentzer, Youlia Berberian-Maleeva and Evonne Goolagong Cawley. Article.
USTA Foundation Announces Chris Evert as Chair of the Board of Directors
“I am honored to have been selected as the Chairperson of the #USTAFoundation and I look forward to working to support our mission of bringing tennis and education together to change lives and inspire children to fulfill their dreams both on and off the court.” – Chrissie. Article
Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Charity Classic Raises another $800,000
The dates for 2019 have already been set for November 22-24.
WTA Announces the “World No. 1 Trophy” to be named after Chrissie
Chrissie joins the Aurora Games advisory board & attends the Women’s Sports Foundation Gala in NYC, October 18.
Chrissie attends USTA Foundation for World Tennis Day Celebration
With @serenawilliams @carowozniacki @stanwawrinka85 @espnhannahstorm @iamgaelmonfils for the United States Tennis Association – USTA (Official) Foundation.
Donations are what allow the USTA Foundation to support the amazing programs throughout the country that work to assist under-resourced kids; people with disabilities; and wounded, ill and injured service members, veterans and their families. The 3rd Annual World Tennis Day Celebration is a major fundraiser.
Chrissie speaks at Bud Collins Memorial Services
June 19- “Touching ceremony for Bud Collins. Lots of stories, tributes, and love filling Trinity Church. He will always be remembered as kind and decent and generous. RIP Bud…”
Chrissie was a #FutureLeaders Honoree at BreakthroughNY
Chrissie was an honoree at Breakthrough NY’s #FutureLeaders Gala, serving to #Inspire these great kids to go on to do great things! Breakthrough NY is a program that aims to assist low-income yourh to break the cycle of poverty, by helping them get into good high schools and colleges.