Kournikova, Anna Sergeyevna
1981 - Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova was born on the 7th of June in Moscow, Soviet Union to Alla and Sergei Kournikov. Russian professional tennis player and model.
1995 - Ended as Junior European Champion Under 18 and ITF Junior World Champion Under 18.
1996 - Reached the fourth round of the U.S. Open, only to be stopped by then-top ranked player, Steffi Graf.
1997 - As a 16-year-old, she reached the semi-finals of Wimbledon, where she lost to the eventual champion, Martina Hingis by a score of 6-3, 6-2.
- Attended Russian University of Physical Culture.
1998 - She broke into the WTA's top 20 rankings for the first time and scored impressive victories over Martina Hingis, Lindsay Davenport, and Steffi Graf.
1999 - With Martina Hingis as her partner, she won Grand Slam titles in Australia.
2000 - Became the new face for Berlei's shock absorber sports bras range, and appeared in the highly successful "only the ball should bounce" bill board campaign.
- Appeared in the film, 'Me, Myself, and Irene', with Jim Carey.
2001 - Married to Sergei Fedorov, an NHL player.
2002 - Placed first in FHM's 100 Sexiest Women in the World in U.S. and UK editions.
2004 - Participated in three events organized by Elton John and by fellow tennis players Serena Williams and Andy Roddick.
2005 - Teamed up with Martina Hingis, playing against Lisa Raymond and Samantha Stosur in the WTT finals for charity on November.
- Member of the Sacramento Capitals in the World Team Tennis (WTT), playing doubles only.
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