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Kournikova, Anna Sergeyevna

Born: 1981 AD
Currently alive, at 40 years of age.
Nationality: Russian
Categories: Models, Tennis Player

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.