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Anna Kournikova

Anna Kournikova
  • Residence: Miami, Florida, USA
  • Date of Birth: 07 Jun 1981
  • Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
  • Height: 5' 8 1/4'' (1.73 m)
  • Weight: 123 lbs. (56 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (October 1995)
  • Pronounced: kor-ni-KOH-vuh
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Anna Kournikova Biography

First coach in Russia was Larisa Preobrazhenskaya; went to Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Bradenton, Florida for tennis training in February 1992 and stayed until moving to Miami in 1997...Began playing tennis at age five with friends in a weekly childrenÆs sports program...MotherÆs name is Alla; fatherÆs name is Sergei..Graduated from a Russian high school in 1997, and started Physical Culture Russian Academy in September 1997...In 2000, made a $10,000 donation to junior tennis in Russia and financially assisted the upgrade of her first tennis club, Spartak...Likes to dance, read and listen to music...Favorite tournaments are Roland Garros and Wimbledon...Other sports interests include NBA basketball, ice hockey and Major League Baseball...Favorite color is black...Loves animals, art, fashion, the ocean and beaches.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 16
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 2
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 0
Prize Money $0 $3,584,662
W/L - Singles - - - 209 - 129
W/L - Doubles - - - 200 - 71
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Results

CHARLOTTESVILLE

ITF // USA // 13-May-2003 // $25,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 70 // Seed/Entry: 1/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [Q] Bruna Colosio (BRA) 384 6-2 6-7 (5) 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$300
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
20-Nov-2000 (8) 22-Nov-1999 (1)
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1994 - Received WC into ITF/Moscow-RUS qualifying as a 14-year-old
1995 - Unranked, made Tour debut at Moscow as a qualifier and reached 24 (l. to No. 3 seed Appelmans); debuted on season-ending rankings at No. 281
1996 - Ended season ranked No. 57, a 224-spot improvement in 12 months; won first professional singles titles at ITF/Midland-USA as a qualifier (dropping one set in eight matches), then at ITF/Rockford-USA; made Grand Slam debut at US Open (only second Tour main draw), d. world No. 14 Paulus in 3r before falling to world No. 1 Graf in 4r; afterwards (September 9), ranking jumped from No. 144 to debut in Top 100 at No. 69; represented Russia at Atlanta Olympics (l. 1r to Courtois) and at age 14, became youngest player to compete and win in Fed Cup competition, helping Russia to d. Sweden 3-0 in 1r
1997 - Became second woman in Open Era to reach SF (her first on Tour) in her Wimbledon debut (Evert in 1972 was first, Stevenson in 1999 was third); d. world No. 5 Majoli and No. 10 A. Huber en route, saved 1 mp in 2r win over Rittner; earlier at Berlin, scored first Top 10 win over world No. 6 Sanchez-Vicario in 3r to reach first Tour QF, l. to eventual champion MJ Fernandez and breaking into Top 50 (May 19) at No. 48; l. to world No. 1 Hingis in 3r of Roland Garros; withdrew from Philadelphia with a foot injury
1998 - Broke into Top 20 on March 30 at No. 16 after reaching career-first Tour singles final at Miami; d. No. 4 Seles, No. 9 Martinez, No. 2 Davenport and No. 8 Sanchez-Vicario in consecutive days (joining Evert-1977 VS Championships, Navratilova-1978 VS Championships and 1979 Wimbledon, Goolagong-Cawley-1980 Wimbledon, Pierce-1995 Australian Open, Davenport-1996 Olympics and Novotna-1997 Championships as players to have beaten four Top 10 players in same tournament); fell to V. Williams in 3s; at Berlin, d. No. 5 Sanchez-Vicario and No. 1 Hingis (HingisÆ first loss to someone younger than her) en route to SF; reached 4r at Roland Garros and US Open; at Eastbourne, in QF, handed No. 2 seed Graf only her third grasscourt loss of 1990s, and scored unique achievement of beating last five players to have held No. 1 ranking since 1987 in the space of three months; during match with Graf, fell on her right thumb which forced her withdrawal from SF and Wimbledon (returned in late August at Canadian Open); broke into Top 10 for first time on June 22 at No. 10; with loss to No. 24 Farina Elia at Moscow, l. to a lower-ranked player for first time in 34 career losses, an Open Era record and first loss to someone outside Top 15 in two years
1999 - Ended season as worldÆs No. 1 doubles player; reached one singles final (Hilton Head), three SF, three QF and won her first Grand Slam doubles title w/first-time partner Hingis at Australian Open; reached 4r in singles at all four Grand Slams; Hilton Head final vs. Hingis was the youngest in 27-year history with a combined age of 36 years, five months; at Amelia Island, d. No. 2 Davenport and No. 10 Schnyder for her first Top 10 wins since 1998 Berlin; suffered stress fracture in right foot while practicing for Canadian Open in early August and was off the Tour for nearly three months, returning in Linz the last week of October
2000 - Finished inside Top 15 for third consecutive year and first time in Top 10 at No. 8; reached one singles final (Moscow), eight SF and seven QF; won season-ending Championships doubles title for second successive year (w/Hingis); tore a ligament in left ankle in Berlin 2r in May, forcing her withdrawal from Rome
2001 - Season dominated by injury including a left foot stress fracture which forced her withdrawal from 12 tournaments, incl. Roland Garros and Wimbledon; underwent surgery in April; prior to injury, reached second career Grand Slam QF at Australian Open, Tokyo [Pan Pacific] SF (l. to Seles in 3s) and Paris Indoors QF (l. to Mauresmo in 3s); returned to the Tour at San Diego, l. 1r to Pratt in 3s (reached doubles final w/Hingis); withdrew from several events due to continuing problems with her left foot and did not return until Leipzig (l. to Myskina in 2r), incurring her first career loss to a fellow Russian in a Tour event; won Moscow doubles title (w/Hingis), their 10th title together; won first matches since returning from injury at Luxembourg to reach QF (l. to eventual champion Clijsters)
2002 - Won Australian Open doubles w/Hingis, their second Grand Slam together; began singles season at Auckland, reaching SF (l. to eventual champion Smashnova); as a WC, reached Tokyo [Pan Pacific] SF, her first Tier I SF appearance since 2001 Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (l. to Seles in 3s); reached Acapulco SF (l. to eventual champion Srebotnik in 3s); Wimbledon doubles semifinalist (w/Rubin), representing the only team to win a set from eventual champions Williams/Williams; at Stanford halted five-match losing-streak and reached QF, l. to eventual champion V. Williams, marking third time in three appearances at the tournament to lose to her; reached third SF of season at San Diego (l. to Dokic 67(6) 76(2) 60 after holding 2 mp); at Shanghai, reached first singles final in nearly two years (2000 Moscow), l. to No. 1 seed Smashnova, having beaten her twice in US Open lead-up; won Shanghai doubles title w/first-time partner J. Lee; sprained right ankle at Moscow, forcing her to withdraw for rest of season
2003 - Collected first Grand Slam match victory in two years at Australian Open, d. Nagyova 1r (l. to Henin-Hardenne in 2r); withdrew from Tokyo [Pan Pacific] due to sprained back suffered at Australian Open and did not return to Tour until Miami; retired in 1r of Charleston due to left adductor strain; reached SF at ITF/Sea Island-USA before withdrawing from match vs. Sharapova due to adductor injury; upset in 1r ITF/Charlottesville-USA; did not compete for rest of season due to continuing back injury
SINGLES
Winner: 1996 - ITF/Midland-USA, ITF/Rockford-USA.
Finalist (4): 2002 - Shanghai; 2000 - Moscow; 1999 - Hilton Head; 1998 - Miami.

DOUBLES
Winner (16): 2002 - Australian Open (w/Hingis), Shanghai (w/J.Lee); 2001 - Sydney (w/Schett), Moscow (w/Hingis); 2000 - Season-Ending Championships, Filderstadt, Zurich, Philadelphia (all w/Hingis), Gold Coast (w/Halard-Decugis), Hamburg (w/Zvereva); 1999 - Australian Open, Season-Ending Championships, Indian Wells, Rome, Eastbourne (all w/Hingis); 1998 - Tokyo [Princess Cup] (w/Seles).

MIXED DOUBLES
Finalist (2): 2000 - US Open (w/Mirnyi); 1999 - Wimbledon (w/Bjorkman).

ADDITIONAL
Russian Fed Cup Team 1996-97, 2000. Russian Olympic Team 1996.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 16
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 2
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 0
Prize Money $0 $3,584,662
W/L - Singles - - - 209 - 129
W/L - Doubles - - - 200 - 71

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
13 / 7 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r 1r QF 4r 4r 3r 1r -
9 / 5 FRENCH OPEN - 1r - 2r 4r 4r 3r -
9 / 4 WIMBLEDON - 1r - 2r 4r - SF -
9 / 5 US OPEN - 1r - 3r - 4r 2r 4r

Doubles

W/L   2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
22 / 5 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 3r W QF SF W 2r 1r -
13 / 4 FRENCH OPEN - - - 3r F SF 3r -
9 / 3 WIMBLEDON - SF - SF - - 2r -
10 / 5 US OPEN - QF - 2r - 2r 3r QF

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Anna Kournikova Results

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CHARLOTTESVILLE

ITF // USA // 13-May-2003 // $25,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 70 // Seed/Entry: 1/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [Q] Bruna Colosio (BRA) 384 6-2 6-7 (5) 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$300

SEA ISLAND

ITF // USA // 05-May-2003 // $25,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 72 // Seed/Entry: 2/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Maria Fernanda Alves (BRA) 260 4-6 6-4 3-0 RET
R16 Win [S] Gabriela Volekova (SVK) - 6-0 6-2
Q Win [5] Sunitha Rao (IND) 177 6-3 6-3
S Loss [3] Maria Sharapova (RUS) 163 W/O

WTA Rankings PTS

+11.5

Prize Money

$900

CHARLESTON

WTA // USA // 07-Apr-2003 // $1,300,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 67 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss [15] Conchita Martinez (ESP) 25 6-4 1-1 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$3,325

SARASOTA

WTA // USA // 31-Mar-2003 // $140,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 66 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Iva Majoli (CRO) 32 6-4 4-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,000

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 19-Mar-2003 // $2,960,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 66 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Dinara Safina (RUS) 63 6-1 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$4,200

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 13-Jan-2003 // $4,054,063 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 42 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Henrieta Nagyova (SVK) 67 6-1 6-2
R64 Loss [5] Justine Henin (BEL) 5 6-0 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+32

Prize Money

$13,023

SYDNEY

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 05-Jan-2003 // $585,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [Q] Janette Husarova (SVK) 33 6-4 2-6 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$4,025

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 48
26/08/2002 US OPEN R128 2
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON R128 2
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
14/01/2002 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
15/01/2001 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 208
28/08/2000 US OPEN R32 60
26/06/2000 WIMBLEDON R64 112
29/05/2000 FRENCH OPEN R64 34
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 130
Date Tournament Round Points
21/06/1999 WIMBLEDON R16 108
24/05/1999 FRENCH OPEN R16 180
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 100
31/08/1998 US OPEN R16 134
25/05/1998 FRENCH OPEN R16 118
19/01/1998 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 76
25/08/1997 US OPEN R64 61
23/06/1997 WIMBLEDON S 424
26/05/1997 FRENCH OPEN R32 53
13/01/1997 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
26/08/1996 US OPEN R16 150
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2003 305 176
2002 35 11
2001 74 26
2000 8 4
1999 12 1
1998 13 10
1997 32 40
1996 65 78
1995 281 0
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
20-Nov-2000 (8) 22-Nov-1999 (1)

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Rankings Breakdown

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Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 48
26/08/2002 US OPEN R128 2
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON R128 2
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
14/01/2002 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
15/01/2001 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 208
28/08/2000 US OPEN R32 60
26/06/2000 WIMBLEDON R64 112
29/05/2000 FRENCH OPEN R64 34
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 130
Date Tournament Round Points
21/06/1999 WIMBLEDON R16 108
24/05/1999 FRENCH OPEN R16 180
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 100
31/08/1998 US OPEN R16 134
25/05/1998 FRENCH OPEN R16 118
19/01/1998 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 76
25/08/1997 US OPEN R64 61
23/06/1997 WIMBLEDON S 424
26/05/1997 FRENCH OPEN R32 53
13/01/1997 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
26/08/1996 US OPEN R16 150

Tour Championships

Date Tournament Round Points
13/11/2000 CHASE CHAMPIONSHIPS S 260
15/11/1999 CHASE CHAMPIONSHIPS R16 54
16/11/1998 CHASE CHAMPIONSHIPS R16 54

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
07/04/2003 CHARLESTON R64 1
31/03/2003 SARASOTA R32 1
19/03/2003 MIAMI R128 1
05/01/2003 SYDNEY R32 1
30/09/2002 MOSCOW R16 48
09/09/2002 SHANGHAI F 98
12/08/2002 MONTREAL R32 27
29/07/2002 SAN DIEGO S 153
22/07/2002 STANFORD Q 76
17/06/2002 EASTBOURNE R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
20/05/2002 STRASBOURG R32 1
13/05/2002 ROME R16 54
06/05/2002 WARSAW R32 1
29/04/2002 BOL R16 20
15/04/2002 CHARLESTON R64 1
08/04/2002 AMELIA ISLAND R64 1
20/03/2002 MIAMI R128 1
06/03/2002 INDIAN WELLS R128 1
25/02/2002 ACAPULCO S 79
18/02/2002 DUBAI R16 29
Date Tournament Round Points
11/02/2002 ANTWERP R16 35
05/02/2002 PARIS R16 29
29/01/2002 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) S 189
06/01/2002 SYDNEY R16 48
31/12/2001 AUCKLAND S 69
22/10/2001 LUXEMBOURG Q 57
14/10/2001 ZURICH R32 1
08/10/2001 FILDERSTADT R32 1
01/10/2001 MOSCOW R32 1
24/09/2001 LEIPZIG R16 1
Date Tournament Round Points
30/07/2001 SAN DIEGO R32 1
05/02/2001 PARIS Q 52
29/01/2001 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) S 134
07/01/2001 SYDNEY R16 28
06/11/2000 PHILADELPHIA Q 60
30/10/2000 LEIPZIG S 121
23/10/2000 MOSCOW F 235
09/10/2000 ZURICH Q 75
02/10/2000 FILDERSTADT R32 1
25/09/2000 LUXEMBOURG S 83
Date Tournament Round Points
14/08/2000 MONTREAL R16 61
31/07/2000 SAN DIEGO S 212
24/07/2000 STANFORD S 133
19/06/2000 EASTBOURNE Q 58
08/05/2000 BERLIN R32 1
01/05/2000 HAMBURG Q 70
18/04/2000 HILTON HEAD R16 40
10/04/2000 AMELIA ISLAND Q 73
20/03/2000 MIAMI R16 53
06/03/2000 INDIAN WELLS R32 32
Date Tournament Round Points
28/02/2000 SCOTTSDALE S 132
08/02/2000 PARIS S 115
01/02/2000 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) Q 88
10/01/2000 SYDNEY S 138
03/01/2000 GOLD COAST Q 37
08/11/1999 PHILADELPHIA R32 1
01/11/1999 LEIPZIG Q 95
25/10/1999 LINZ R16 34
02/08/1999 SAN DIEGO R16 30
26/07/1999 STANFORD Q 75
Date Tournament Round Points
14/06/1999 EASTBOURNE S 138
10/05/1999 BERLIN R64 1
03/05/1999 ROME R16 59
05/04/1999 AMELIA ISLAND S 216
29/03/1999 HILTON HEAD F 258
15/03/1999 MIAMI R16 67
01/03/1999 INDIAN WELLS R64 1
22/02/1999 OKLAHOMA CITY S 86
01/02/1999 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) Q 90
11/01/1999 SYDNEY R16 49
Date Tournament Round Points
19/10/1998 MOSCOW R32 1
12/10/1998 ZURICH R32 1
05/10/1998 FILDERSTADT R16 41
21/09/1998 TOKYO (TOYOTA) Q 66
24/08/1998 NEW HAVEN R16 41
17/08/1998 MONTREAL R16 56
15/06/1998 EASTBOURNE S 174
11/05/1998 BERLIN S 279
04/05/1998 ROME Q 117
06/04/1998 AMELIA ISLAND Q 77
Date Tournament Round Points
16/03/1998 MIAMI F 408
09/03/1998 INDIAN WELLS R16 50
23/02/1998 LINZ Q 58
16/02/1998 HANNOVER S 139
09/02/1998 PARIS R16 34
12/01/1998 SYDNEY R16 49
06/10/1997 FILDERSTADT R16 41
04/08/1997 LOS ANGELES R32 1
12/05/1997 BERLIN Q 118
05/05/1997 ROME R32 32
Date Tournament Round Points
17/03/1997 MIAMI R16 90
03/03/1997 INDIAN WELLS R32 30
11/11/1996 PHILADELPHIA R32 1
28/10/1996 MOSCOW R16 27
14/10/1996 ZURICH R16 66
06/05/1996 BUDAPEST Q - R16 1
19/02/1996 OKLAHOMA CITY Q - R16 2
30/10/1995 QUEBEC CITY Q - R16 0
18/09/1995 MOSCOW S 20

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