Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova was born 7 June 1981. A Russian retired professional tennis player. Her beauty and celebrity status made her one of the best known tennis stars worldwide, despite her never winning a WTA singles title.
Although reaching No. 8 in the world in 2000, she never won a WTA Title in singles. Her forte has been doubles, where she has at times been the World No. 1 player. With Martina Hingis as her partner, she won Grand Slam titles in Australia in 1999 and 2002. Based on their looks, they referred to themselves as the “Spice Girls of Tennis”. Who wouldn’t?
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