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Evert's career winning percentage in singles matches of 89.97% (1309–146) is the highest in the history of Open Era tennis, for men or women.
On clay courts, her career winning percentage in singles matches of 94.55% (382–22) remains a WTA record.
The years 19 saw Evert continue to dominate the women's game, winning two more US Opens, the final one played at Forest Hills on clay (1977) and the inaugural one on hard courts at Flushing Meadow (1978).
She won 18 of 25 tournaments, with a 126–7 match record, failing only once to reach at least the semifinals during that span.
She made two further comebacks from a set down, against Dürr and Lesley Hunt, both seasoned professionals, before losing to Billie Jean King in a semifinal in straight sets.
This winning streak included her first matches with and wins over King, Virginia Wade and Betty Stöve.
Overall, Evert won 157 singles championships and 32 doubles titles.
It was Wimbledon's centenary year, coinciding with Queen Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee as monarch.
A new rival to Evert's domination of tennis emerged on the scene in the second half of the 1970s in the form of Martina Navratilova.
Evert served as president of the Women's Tennis Association during eleven calendar years, 1975––91.
She was awarded the Philippe Chatrier award and inducted into the Hall of Fame.
That record stood for 27 years and 3 months until Williams surpassed it in 2013.