Alumni gathered at Indian Wells as Chris Evert received the Georgina Clark Mother award for “her contribution to the cultural and emotional life of the WTA family.”
Clark, a mother of five who died in 2010, was a WTA vice-president and the first woman to umpire a Wimbledon final: Evert vs. Navratilova in 1984.
“To see her grow and the women, person, the mother that she is. We would have never guessed that either one of us would have turned out the way we turned out, and we end up so close,” Navratilova said.
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