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‘It brought more aggression’: Just after marrying Greg Norman, Chris Evert dreamed up an intriguing possibility about his only tennis regret

Former American tennis star Chris Evert is among the greatest in tennis history. Over the years we have seen many players, but the rivalry between Evert and Navratilova is something unbeatable. Evert has 18 Grand Slam titles to his name and was popular for his cool demeanor. However, the 67-year-old believes that a little more aggressiveness would have helped her game.

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This is one of the main reasons why Evert feels like he should have met Greg Norman sooner.

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Chris Evert wished he’d met Greg Norman sooner

Chris Evert broke off her longtime marriage to Andy Mill to marry his best friend Greg Norman. Evert’s marriage to the Australian golfer was her third, and by the time they married, she had already stopped playing tennis. Later in an interview, the former world number 1 admitted that if they had met earlier, she would have suited them both. This is what she said.

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 24: Honoree Chris Evert speaks onstage during the 33rd Annual Sports Great Legends Dinner, which raised millions of dollars for the Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis at the New York Hilton Midtown on September 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Thos Robinson/Getty Images for the Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis)

“But (Norman) has that charisma. He has a great walk, in case any of you haven’t noticed. He has a great walk and a great posture,Evert said. When asked what would happen if they met earlier, he added: “He could have provoked more aggression in me, and maybe I could have calmed him down.”

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Unfortunately, Evert’s marriage to Norman did not last long. The couple separated after just 15 months of marriage.

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Norman’s ex-wife called Evert

Greg Norman’s ex-wife Laura immediately accused Evert of not being a nice person. The Australian was not happy with the way Evert was chasing her then-husband, Greg Norman. Before her divorce, Norman was best friends with Evert’s ex-husband, Andy Mill.

Laura recalled the moment she met Mill and Evert and made a clear admission that she has no respect for the tennis legend. Furthermore, she expressed her surprise at the fact that her marriage lasted only 15 months.

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Since her divorce, Evert has remained single and has avoided being in a relationship again. Instead, the 67-year-old woman used her time to live her life the way she wanted and strengthened her relationship with her children.

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