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Evert: The family business

An excerpt from the ESPN Book "Father and Daughters and Sports."

Updated: June 17, 2010, 12:15 PM ET
By Chris Evert with Jon Levey

When I was five years old, I was on a popular children's program in South Florida called "The Skipper Chuck Show." The small studio audience was all kids, and there was a segment in which Skipper Chuck would ask them questions. It just so happened that on my lone appearance, the Skip put a microphone in front of me and asked my name and what my dad did for a living. I had no hesitation telling him my name was Chris Evert. I pulled up short, however, before revealing my father's occupation. ...

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