‘You Will Beat This’- Chris Evert’s Devastating Cancer Message Shatters Tennis Fans as They Shower Her With Love and Support

Published 12/08/2023, 8:44 PM EST

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The tennis world was hit by a rock recently. One of the legends of the game, who made everyone fall in love with her fierce gameplay recently announced that she will be backing out from the Australian Open. Chris Evert, a legend of the game, who has now joined hands in the commentary box, in a recent revelation suggested that she would be heading out for chemotherapy after she was diagnosed with cancer back in 2021.

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This would eventually result in her missing the Australian Open. However, this news came out as a shocker for her fans who did not expect this to happen. Fans from all around the world joined hands in wishing Evert a speedy recovery.

Fans react after Chris Evert decides to withdraw from Australian Open due to chemotherapy

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The tennis world was hit by a shock recently after Chris Evert, who rocked the center stage with her commentary announced that she would be taking a break from the sport and would miss the Australian Open due to her chemotherapy. After this news went viral, her fans could not seem to have control over their emotions.

One fan came ahead and wished her the best while suggesting that Evert would certainly beat cancer and come out stronger. “All the best, Chris. You will beat this!!” said the fan.

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This fan came in and wished her a speedy recovery while suggesting that she still remains a badass and would certainly come out stronger at the end. Best wishes for a full recovery to @ChrissieEvert, who remains a badass,” said the fan.

One fan came ahead and suggested that this was devasting news and recommended everyone to stay vigilant amid the tough times. “Devastating news. Stay vigilant everyone,” said the fan.

Another fan joined them and wished that Evert would have a speedy recovery and that this should be as easy as a straight-set victory for her. “Praying for you with the expectation of a full recovery and straight-set victory,” suggested the fan.

Last but not least, this fan filled everyone with emotions and suggested that be it a tennis fan or a fan from any other sport, this is devastating news for everyone. She further added that she was a fantastic player, an excellent sports advocate, and an even better commentator. She then added that it is time that everyone should send her wishes and hopes for her speedy recovery.

“This is just crushing news, especially for tennis fans, but even if you’re not into the sport. @ChrissieEvertwas an amazing player, is a fantastic commentator, & a tireless women’s sports advocate. Let’s all send positive thoughts for a speedy recovery her way,” said the fan.

Thus, fans joined hands as they came ahead and wished for a speedy recovery for her. Her news of withdrawing from the Australian Open would certainly come as a shock to many who would be waiting for her behind-the-court words.

However, what comes as a surprise for many is the fact that Chris Evert once called her cancer-free. This sudden shock reappearance would come as a disaster to her.

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Evert called herself cancer-free earlier this year

Interestingly, Chris Evert was first diagnosed with Ovarian cancer back in the year 2021. However, after multiple rounds of chemotherapy and care, it was back in 2022 when she suggested that there are nearly 90-95% chance that her cancer would not return.

Then, in the month of January 2023, she declared herself cancer-free. She went under 6 chemotherapy rounds after she announced herself cancer-free. However, the sudden reappearance took her by surprise as even she might not have hoped for it to happen.

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Evert, who joined ESPN back in the year 2011, would thus miss the Australian Open because of the chemotherapy sessions that she had to attend. While the news of her reveal shocked her fans, they joined hands in wishing her the best and hoped that she would come out of it with a bright smile on her face.

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