Anna Kournikova

Submitted by on Sep 15, 2015

Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova was born on June 7, 1981 in Moscow in a sports family, her father – Sergei Kurnikov, professional wrestler, mother – Alla, a professional tennis coach. From five years my parents sent his daughter to study tennis, she worked on the basis of the tennis and tennis club sport society “Spartak”in Sokolniki, her first coach was honored. coach of the Russian Federation Larisa Transfiguration. Vivid details and the first victory in the children’s tournament attracted the attention of professionals to the girl: 10 years old, in 1991, Anne was offered a scholarship to study at the famous tennis academy of Nick Bolliteri (Florida, USA). Anna and her mother moved to Florida and to concentrate on tennis. Young tennis player made a breakthrough at the age of 13-14 years, in 1995, she won the largest junior tournaments and”Fed Cup”in the Russian team. ITF (1995) Anna became the first player in the world junior rankings in the International Tennis Federation ITF (1995) and moved to the professionals. Anna Kournikova Sports career lasted from 1995 to 2003. (Anna had to leave early from the sport because of the numerous serious injuries). WTA – 8-ITF She successfully performed in singles, one of the twenty and ten best women’s tennis, its highest rating according to WTA – 8th place, it became a two-time winner of the ITF tournaments in Midland and Rockford, USA (1996), he reached the final of the tournament”Grand Slam “-“Roland Garros”. WTA Tour Championships, Australian Open, «But in the history of tennis, she entered as an outstanding tennis doubles, along with his partner Martina Hingis, she won dozens of prestigious tournaments (WTA Tour Championships, Australian Open, «Kremlin Cup”and many others), in 1999 he became the first racket of the world doubles. The talented and attractive tennis player quickly became a favorite of the fans of tennis, she had her advertising contracts and demand in the modeling industry. Adidas, Lycos, K-Swiss, Rolex, Omega, Wrangler Maxim, FHM). Anna Kournikova has been the face of brands Adidas, Lycos, K-Swiss, Rolex, Omega, Wrangler and others. She has appeared on the covers of glossy magazines sets (including, Maxim, FHM). From the beginning. 2000-PSI, Population Services International, s it became a Goodwill Ambassador for PSI, Population Services International, the organization dedicated to the fight against epidemics and infant mortality. Seven», 2003), Escape» (2002), Anna Kournikova tries himself in show business, she participated in the rounds of her boyfriend Enrique Iglesias (in support of the album «Seven», 2003), appeared in the video for his hit «Escape» (2002), in 2000, she starred in the popular the movie”Me, Myself & Irene”(dir. Farrelly Brothers, the role of manager of the hotel). The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 2002), MTV Video Music Awards 2002, The GQ Men of the Year Awards (2003), «The Teen Choice Awards 2005», «Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, 2009). Anna was a guest and participant of many popular TV shows and award ceremonies -“Tonight Show with Jay Leno» (The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 2002), MTV Video Music Awards in 2002, The GQ Men of the Year Awards (2003), «The Teen Choice Awards 2005 “,”Late Night with Jimmy Fallon »(Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, 2009). Driven» (2003), «The Apprentice, 2004), «Beyond the Glory, 2004-2005), The View, 2005), «Today, Loose Women, 2010), «The Biggest Loser, 2011); In the role of Anna Kournikova herself appeared in the TV series «Driven» (2003),”The disciple» (The Apprentice, 2004), “In addition to glory» (Beyond the Glory, 2004-2005), Look (The View, 2005) “Today, »(Today, a news show, 2006),”Free Women »(Loose Women, 2010),”The greatest loser »(The Biggest Loser, 2011); Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day, 2006), «Hardbat Classic» (2009) Anna Kournikova – Basic Elements: My Complete Fitness Guide» (2001) Anna Kournikova Smash Court Tennis» (1999). as well as the television movies”Children’s Day Arthur Ashe» (Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day, 2006), «Hardbat Classic» (2009), and others. She also recorded a video course fitness «Anna Kournikova – Basic Elements: My Complete Fitness Guide» (2001 ) and a video tutorial on tennis «Anna Kournikova Smash Court Tennis» (1999). In 2010, Anna Kournikova became a US citizen, he resides in Miami. In Russia, it can often be seen at charity tournaments. ▪ Orange Bowl», The winner of the youth tournament «Orange Bowl», Florida, USA (1995) ▪ ITF (1995) ▪ The winner of the European Championship in tennis among juniors older version ITF (1995) ▪ Italian Open»/ Trofeo Bonfiglio ITF (1995) ▪ Open champion Italy Tennis Championships «Italian Open» / Trofeo Bonfiglio according to the ITF (1995) ▪ Federation Cup The winner of the Fed Cup / Federation Cup International Tennis Federation (in the team of Russia, 1995) ▪ ITF (1995) ▪ The first racket of the world in the junior ranking ITF (1995) ▪ The youngest Russian athlete in the Fed Cup (1995) ▪ WTA – Best Debutante in WTA – Professional Women’s Tennis Association (1996) ▪ XXVI Participant XXVI Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Dzhrrdzhiya, USA (1996) ▪ semifinalist at Wimbledon (against M. Hingis, 1997) ▪ Miami Masters» WTA Premier tournaments» (Finalist of the tournament «Miami Masters» from the series «WTA Premier tournaments» (vs. V. Williams, 1998) ▪ Finalist of the tournament”Grand Slam”-“Roland Garros”in doubles (with M. Hingis against the Williams sisters, 1999) ▪ finalist at Wimbledon in mixed doubles (paired with Yu Borkmanom against L. Paez and A. Raymond, 1999) ▪ The first racket of the world in doubles (paired with M. Hingis, 1999) ▪ Australian Open Two-time winner of the tournament”Grand Slam”- Australian Open / Australian Open mixed doubles (paired with M. Hingis, 1999, 2002) ▪ WTA Tour Championships Two-time winner of the final WTA Tour Championships in doubles (paired with M. Hingis, 1999, 2000) ▪ US Open» Finalist of the tournament”Grand Slam» – «US Open» in mixed doubles (paired with M. Peace against George. Palmer and A. Sanchez Vicario, 2000) ▪ The winner of the tournament “Kremlin Cup”in doubles (paired with M. Hingis, 2001) ▪ XXVI The youngest participant of the Olympic Games in Russia’s history (15 years, XXVI Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, Dzhrrdzhiya, USA, 1996) ▪ «FHM» (2002) ▪ «One of the 100 sexiest women in the world” according to the rating of «FHM» (2002) ▪ People (1998-2003) ▪ One of the list of”50 most beautiful people in the world” according to the magazine People (1998-2003) ▪ Maxim» (Cover Girl magazine «Maxim» (August 2004) The husband – Sergei Fedorov, hockey (according to Fedorov, a brief marriage in 2001. Kournikova confirmed only engagement)
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