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Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova was born on June 7, 1981 in Moscow, her mother was a tennis coach, and her father was a professional wrestler. Russian tennis player, who is one of all Russians, was awarded the title of the first racket in doubles, as well as a model and US citizen.
From the age of five, Anna fell in love with tennis; she practiced first in Sokolniki, and then at the Spartak club. At 10, Kournikova won a scholarship to the Tennis Academy Nick Boletieri from Florida. In 1994, Anna won the unofficial world championship for players under 14 years old. After winning the Orange Bowl, the Italian Open and European Junior Championships, Anna Kournikova became the ITF champion in 1995.
At the end of 1995, Anna became the number one junior racket.
Anya acted as a member of the Russian national team in the Federation Cup at the age of 14 and won! The following year, Kournikova was named the best WTA rookie, reached the fourth round of the US Championship and participated in the Atlanta Olympics. In 1997, Anna reached the Wimbledon semifinals and lost to Martina Hingis, who became the champion and future partner of Kournikova.
In 1998, Anna, after winning the tennis stars, falls into the twenty strongest tennis players in the world. The following year, Kournikova, along with Martina Hingis, won the Australian Open and the final WTA tournament, after which they took first place in the doubles ranking. In 2000, Anna rises to the eighth line of the world ranking, and together with Hingis, they again win the final WTA tournament.
In 2001, the first year, Anna and Martina won the tenth tournament for them, the Kremlin Cup. There was also a serous injury to Anna's left leg. But a year later, she and Hingis again won the Australian Open in 2002. In 2003, Anna was again injured, and she played the last game at the WTA in May.
Since 2003, Anna spends a lot of time with Enrique Iglesias, they continue to meet today, and Kournikova expects a child from him. Anna has a half brother Allan, and her cousin Yevgeny Korolev is also a tennis player. Anna five times hit the fifty most beautiful people on the planet for the version of People magazine. In 2000, she was ranked 58th in the celebrity list from Forbes. In 2002, FHM magazine voted Anna became the sexiest woman in the world.