Roger Cawley Married Life With Evonne Goolagong Cawley

Tue Jul 20 2021
By   Selena

Evonne Goolagong Cawley is known all around the world as a retired Australian professional tennis player. Her stellar career as a tennis player was honoured with the Order of Australia and Member of the British Empire civilian awards. 

She started her career in the mid-1960s and she played for around 2 decades, winning every major title in the game and even attaining the world no 1 position in 1971, however, she was slowly gone away from the spotlight. Learn all about her relationship status in 2021. 

Is Evonne Goolagong Cawley Married? 

The tennis star is married to Roger Cawley as of July 2021. He was born in England, United Kingdom. The pair tied the knot all the way back in 1975. The pair first met at a tennis tournament and hit it off. Her marriage with Roger also ended her coach’s legal guardianship. 

Roger Cawley and Evonne Goolagong Cawley Are Married Since 1975
Image: Roger Cawley and Evonne Goolagong Cawley Are Married Since 1975
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The pair have one daughter and one son, their daughter Kelly Inalla, was born in 1977 and her son Morgan Kiema Cawley was born in 1981. Both of their children were born in the USA but the family lives in Noosa Heads. 

Sports talent runs in their family and her son was a National Soccer League player. Similarly, her daughter also helps her run her tennis camps. 

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Evonne Goolagong Cawley’s Past Relationships 

There is no information of her past relationships in the media, she came into the limelight in the early 1970s and had already gotten married to Roger in 1975. They have shared all the highs and lows of their careers and loves together. 

However, before she met Roger she was under the legal guardianship of her coach and manager Victor Edwards. 

Caption: Evonne Goolagong Cawley And Her Husband Roger Cawley With Their Son and Daughter
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She later revealed that Victor made sexual advances towards her when she was working with him. Later, she cut off all contact with her former coach and her guardianship/conservatorship ended when she got married to Roger. 

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Who Is Roger Cawley? 

Roger Cawley is a former junior British tennis player. He is popular all over the world as Evonne’s husband. Other than this, there is not much information about the former player. 

Cawley helped her escape the exploitation and abuse she faced through coach Victor Edwards’ conservatorship. In fact, he helped her end the conservatorship when he married her. They were also together during the 1975 Wimbledon championship when they met and started their relationship. 

Cawley, Evonne and their family live in Australia. However, Roger likes to remain away from the spotlight and prefers to stay low-key.

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