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Anna Kournikova

Tennis Star
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Net worth 2018: $50 Million
Industry: Tennis Players
Residence: Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
BirthDay: 7 June 1981
Sigh: Cancer
Height: 1.73 m

Anna Kournikova was bornon 7 June 1981 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union, American, Russian, is Tennis Star. A former World Number 1 professional tennis player, Anna Kournikova along with her doubles partner Martina Hingis won two Grand Slam titles (Australian Open). She made her debut in professional tennis at the young age of 14, becoming the youngest ever player to participate and win the Fed Cup for Russia. This achiever made it to the U.S Open when she was only 15 year old and at 16 managed to reach up to the semi-finals of Wimbledon. Unfortunately, she had to retire from professional tennis at the age of 21 due to due to severe back problems. She, however, continues to play for charity matches and exhibition matches. After she retired from tennis, she pursued a brief stint in modelling; appeared in advertisements and even played a minor role in a film. She was also seen in the music video ‘Escape’ of Spanish singer and songwriter, Enrique Iglesias. She soon became one of the most highly searched celebrities on the internet. She was featured on ‘People’ magazine’s list of '50 Most Beautiful People'.


$50 Million


In 2010, after a long break from competitive tennis, she played with her doubles partner Martina Hingis in the Invitational Ladies Doubles event at Wimbledon


Later in 2008, she played to raise money for the Elton John AIDS Foundation and Atlanta AIDS Partnership Fund


In 2005, she played a doubles charity match for the Indian Ocean tsunami


In March 2004, she retired from professional tennis due to chronic lower back pain


After 2003, she did not play any more of the Women's Tennis Association Tournaments


In 2002, she won the Grand Slam Doubles at the Australian Open along with her partner Martina Hingis


In 2001, a virus named after this Russian professional tennis player was released on the internet


In the 2000 season, she made it to eight semi-finals at the WTA Tour Championships - Sydney, Scottsdale, Stanford, San Diego, Luxembourg and Leipzig


In 1999, she reached the World No 1 position in doubles


In the 1998 French Open she reached the fourth round, after which she lost to Jana Novotn�


In 1997, she played the US Open and lost against Irina Sp�rlea


In 1996, she made her grand slam debut at the US Open


In 1995, she was a two time winner of the International Tennis Federation title


In 1986, at the age of five she joined the Spartak Tennis Club, where she was coached by Larissa Preobrazhenskaya

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