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Chris Evert, a tennis hall of famer and a ESPN On-Air announcer, has written on Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis

Chris Evert, a tennis hall of famer and a ESPN On-Air announcer, has written on Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis

Chris Evert, a former tennis player, claims to have been diagnosed with an early stage of ovarian cancer.

Evert, 67, has been revealed as a medical emergency in a posted Friday on.com; she is an on-air announcer for ESPN.

Last month, she learned the importance of this cancer and began chemo this week.

Ive lived a very blessed life. Now I have some challenges ahead of me," Evert said. But I have comfort knowing that the chemotherapy is to ensure that cancer does not return.

Evert said in a shared article that she intends to appear from home at times during ESPN's coverage of the, which will begin Monday.

Chris Evert (@ChrissieEvert)

Evert won 18 Grand Slam singles titles, reached No. 1 in the WTA rankings and was inducted into the International Hall of Fame in 1995.

In February 2020, her sister, Jeanne Evert Dubin, died from ovarian cancer.

Evert said in the ESPN story that he will not be a crusader.

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