Tennis Legend Chris Evert Announces Cancer Diagnosis

  Tennis legend Chris Evert announced Friday that she’s been diagnosed with stage 1 ovarian cancer. “I feel very lucky that they caught it early and expect positive results from my chemo plan,” Evert, 67, wrote in a statement shared on Twitter. “Thanks to all of you for respecting my need to focus on my health and treatment plan.” Evert, a tennis analyst for ESPN, said she would “appear from home at times” during the sports network’s coverage of the Australian Open tournament, which starts Monday. — Chris Evert (@ChrissieEvert) January 15, 2022 Evert opened up about being diagnosed with ovarian cancer — from which her sister, Jeanne Evert Dubin, died aged 62 in 2020 ? in an essay co-written by her longtime friend, ESPN journalist Chris McKendry,also shared Friday . It was discovered following a preventive hysterectomy, she said. “I’ve lived a very charmed life. Now I have some challenges ahead of me. But, I have comfort in knowing th .. Full story on 

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