Anna Kournikova

Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova (Roushie: Aboot this soondАнна Сергеевна Ку́рникова; born 7 Juien 1981) is a Roushie professional tennis player an model. Her celebrity status made her ane o the best kent tennis players warldwide. At the peak o her fame, fans looking for images of Kournikova made her name ane o the maist common search strings on the Internet search ingine Google.

Anna Kournikova
Анна Ку́рникова
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Kintra Roushie
ResidenceMiami, Florida, Unitit States
Born (1981-06-07) 7 Juin 1981 (age 39)
Moscow, Roushie SFSR, Soviet Union
Hicht1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned proOctober 1995
RetiredMey 2007
PlaysRicht-haundit (twa-haundit backhaund)
Prize moneyUS$3,584,662
Career record209–129
Career titles0 WTA, 2 ITF[1]
Heichest rankinNo. 8 (20 November 2000)
Australian OpenQF (2001)
French Open4R (1998, 1999)
WimbledonSF (1997)
US Open4R (1996, 1998)
Tour FinalsSF (2000)
Olympic Gemmes1R (1996)
Career record200–71
Career titles16 WTA[1]
Heichest rankinNo. 1 (22 November 1999)
Australian OpenW (1999, 2002)
French OpenF (1999)
WimbledonSF (2000, 2002)
US OpenQF (1996, 2002)
Ither Doubles toornaments
Tour FinalsW (1999, 2000)
Last updatit on: 29 October 2008.

Although also successful in singles, reachin No. 8 in the warld in 2000, Kournikova's specialty has been doubles, where she haes at times been the Warld No. 1 player. With Martina Hingis as her partner, she wan Grand Slam titles in Australie in 1999 an 2002. Based on their looks, Hingis an Kournikova facetiously referred tae themselves as the "Spice Girls o Tennis". Kournikova's professional tennis career haes been curtailed for the past several years, an possibly ended, bi serious back an spinal problems. She currently resides in Miami Beach, Florida, an played in occasional exhibitions an in doubles for the St. Louis Aces o World Team Tennis.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Players – Info – Anna Kournikova". Sony Ericsson WTA Tour. Retrieved 10 March 2012.