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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 ..

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1971 – Born on December 6th in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. 1989 – Richard Krajicek’s blazing serve and aggressive net play made an almost immediate impact when he joined the ATP tour at age 18. 1991 – Captured his first pro tour title in Hong Kong. 1992 – Made the season-ending ATP Tour Championships (top eight ..

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1943 – Born on November 22nd in Long Beach, California. An American tennis player who defeated Bobby Riggs in ’73 Battle of the Sexes. 1965 – Married Lawrence "Larry" King on September 17th. Their relationship lasted for 20 years after being rumored with being a lesbian. 1967 – Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year. ..

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1980 – She was born on the 30th day of September this year in Košice, Czechoslovakia to two accomplished tennis players: a Czech mother, Melanie Molitorová, and a Slovak father, Karol Hingis. Molitorová once ranked No. 10 among women in Czechoslovakia.   1993 – 12-year-old Hingis became the youngest player to win a Grand Slam ..

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1981 – He was born on the 24th day of February this year in Adelaide, Australia.   1998 – He became one of the youngest winners of an Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tournament when, as an almost unknown youngster, he won the 1998 Next Generation Adelaide International, defeating Andre Agassi in the semifinals   ..

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1969 – Born on June 14th in Mannheim, West Germany. German tennis player.          – She won an amazing 22 major championships, including seven singles titles at Wimbledon. 1982 – Became the second-youngest player ever to earn an international ranking. 1988 – She completed a rare Grand Slam, winning the U.S., Australian and French ..

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1927 – She was born on August 25 of this year in Silver, South Carolina.   1946 – She, Gibson moved to Wilmington, North Carolina this year for tennis training.   1947 – At the age of 20, she won the first of 10 consecutive national championships run by the American Tennis Association, the then-governing ..

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1981 – He was born on the 8th day of August this year in Basel, Switzerland.   1987 – He started playing tennis at the age of six.   1990 – He started having tennis group practice at the age of nine.   1994 – He also practiced football (soccer) until he decided to focus ..

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1936 – Roy Stanley Emerson, born on the 3rd of November in a farm in Blackbutt, Queensland. He is a former Australian tennis player who won 12 Grand Slam singles titles and 16 Grand Slam men’s doubles titles. 1959 – Won his first Grand Slam doubles title at Wimbledon (partnering Neale Fraser). 1961 – He ..

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1966 – Born on the 19th of January in Vastervik, Sweden. 1983 – He won all four of the Grand Slam junior titles for tennis.          – He won his first career doubles title in Basel, Switzerland. 1984 – He won his first top-level singles title in Milan, Italy.       1985 – He defeated Mats Wilander ..

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