Chris Evert, Who Inspired Millions With Her Courageous Cancer Battle, Gets Consoled by Tennis Fans as She Reveals Major Indian Wells FOMO

Published 03/13/2023, 7:59 AM EDT

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Chris Evert is a tennis icon who has been an inspiration to millions of fans around the world. However, the former world no.1 has been out of the spotlight recently. She has taken a step back from her commentary duties for ESPN after her courageous battle with cancer. Her expertise, insight, and analysis have made her one of the most respected voices in the world of tennis. She recently revealed that she was missing out on major tennis events like the Indian Wells due to her recent cancer battle.

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Tennis fans have been missing her presence on the screen. They tweeted their love and support for her on social media.

Fans show their support after Chris Evert’s recent FOMO tweet


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As the prestigious Indian Wells tournament rages on, Chris Evert has been feeling the fear of missing out (FOMO). Evert’s coverage of tennis matches has been known to attract not only die-hard tennis fans but also casual viewers who appreciate her articulate and insightful commentary. Her absence from the Indian Wells tournament has left a void that many viewers have noticed and missed. Evert’s struggle with cancer has been an inspiration to many, and her fans are hoping for her speedy recovery.

The 18-time Grand Slam champion recently tweeted a photo of herself with friends at the tournament. She tweeted, “I really miss these brilliant friends of mine… Love all of you… @espn Terrific pic.”


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The tweet drew several comments from fans, expressing their love and support for Evert and hoping for her speedy recovery.

One eager fan tweeted,” Terrific pic. Thoroughly enjoy all of the coverage you provided. Hope you are doing well, @ChrissieEvert” 

Chris Evert’s absence has been felt keenly by many, and her return will be eagerly awaited. Despite her health issues, Evert remains an inspiration to many.

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Her courageous battle with cancer has been widely publicized. She has used her platform to raise awareness about the disease and to encourage others to take action. Below are some of the well wishes from her fans on Twitter:

Evert’s message of hope and resilience continues to inspire many people all over the world. Fans eagerly await for her return to the tennis world. They continued wishing her all the best in her battle with cancer and hope to see her back soon.

Another loyal fan tweeted, “I’m sorry but what did I miss? Dont tell me ESPN not covering Roland Garros or Wimbledon!!! Hope you are feeling well Chrisie!”


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These tweets are a testament to the impact that Evert has had on the tennis world and on her fans.

Evert once shared details about her battle against ovarian cancer

Evert once shared her experience with ovarian cancer, a disease that she describes as insidious and ugly. The 18-time Grand Slam champion was shocked when the disease snatched her beloved sister. Her sister bravely fought against it for two and a half years before passing away at the age of 62. Evert once revealed that a precautionary test helped her detect the disease in its early stages.


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Evert went on to describe the deceptive nature of ovarian cancer, because women often don’t feel any effects until they are already in stage four. She underwent six chemotherapy sessions and has now returned to her routine. Evert’s experience highlights the importance of early detection and prevention when it comes to this deadly disease.

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Written by:

Dr Aditya Raveendran Menon


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Aditya Menon is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. He developed an unbridled love for tennis from the moment his father introduced him to the sport. Watching Roger Federer dominate the ATP tour with his unique and effortless style played a pivotal role in pushing Aditya to write about tennis for national publications.
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Tony Thomas




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