NOW YOU KNOW

Most consecutive years with Grand Slam singles tennis titles from 1968 to present. Pete Sampras' streak still active:

Steffi Graf 10 years (1987-96)

Pete Sampras Eight years (1993-2000)

Bjorn Borg Eight years (1974-81)

Martina Navratilova Seven years (1981-87)

Billie Jean King Five years (1971-75)

Chris Evert Five years (1974-78)

Source: World Features Syndicate

FOR THE RECORD Los Angeles Times Friday June 29, 2001 Home Edition Part A Part A Page 2 A2 Desk 1 inches; 23 words Type of Material: Correction Tennis--Chris Evert's record in Grand Slam events was incorrect in a Sports graphic on Wednesday. Evert won major tournaments in 13 consecutive years (1974-86).
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