"Should Have Nailed It Right Then" - When Chris Evert Expressed Deep Regret About 'Breaking' Ex-husband Andy Mill's Heart

“Should Have Nailed It Right Then” – When Chris Evert Expressed Deep Regret About ‘Breaking’ Ex-husband Andy Mill’s Heart

The former American tennis player, Chris Evert, is renowned for the illustrious career that saw her dominate the WTA Tour during the 70s and the 80s. During her remarkable journey, she has won 18 single Grand Slam tiles. However, off the court, Evert has faced various hardships in her personal life.


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The former US Open champion has a long dating history with many popular personalities. In fact, Evert was married to the former Alpine skier, Andy Mill. However, things didn’t work out between Mill and Evert as they went their separate ways. Later, Evert revealed that she regretted not communicating with her former husband during their divorce.


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Chris Evert once talked about her former husband, Andy Mill

The 18-time singles Grand Slam champion was featured in an interview in 2011 where she talked about her failed marriage with Andy Mill. Chris Evert further expressed her deep regret by stating that she should never have left the former Alpine ski racer. A plethora of fans were surprised when Evert left her then-husband, Mill, and got into a relationship with the former golf professional, Greg Norman.

SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE – OCTOBER 29: WTA Legend Ambassador Chris Evert of the United States attends a press conference during day 7 of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore at Singapore Sports Hub on October 29, 2016 in Singapore. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Evert said, “It was a good, solid marriage. When we were growing apart, I should have nailed it right then and there, and communicated, but I didn’t.”


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Additionally, Evert mentioned about the period that led to her divorce with Mill. She said, “And when someone came into my life, I just left. I broke a lot of hearts. I broke Andy’s heart and broke my kids’ hearts. And I brought that into my next marriage, those issues that weren’t resolved.”

As someone who has experienced the heartbreak of several failed marriages, the American tennis legend urged people to work things out in their marriages before taking the huge decisions.


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Evert also opened up about her other divorces

After her divorce with Andy Mill, the American former world No. 1 tied the knot with Greg Norman who is also Mill’s friend. However, their marriage didn’t work out either. Evert and Norman got separated in 2009, just 15 months after their marriage. Additionally, the 18-time singles Grand Slam champion revealed the reason behind her failed marriage with the former golf player.

Evert stated that there were some compatibility issues between them as their commitments were different. She revealed that her priority was her kids and Norman prioritized his business and travel commitments. Prior to her failed marriages with Norman and Mill, the American tennis legend was also married to John Lloyd.


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