Evonne Goolagong Cawley

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Birthday
31, 1951
Birthplace
Griffith, Australia
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
31, 1951 (age 65)
Birthplace
Griffith, Australia

About

Australian tennis champion who embraced her Aboriginal heritage.

Before Fame

Although aboriginals usually weren't allowed to play tennis, her kindly neighbor Bill Kurtzman introduced her to the game.

Trivia

She won 14 Grand Slam titles in the 1980s.

Family Life

She became a mother on May 12, 1977, with the birth of her daughter Kelly. She had a son four years later, both with her husband Roger Cawley.

Associated With

She and Serena Williams are often compared to each other.