Anna Kournikova was born June 7, 1981 in Moscow. His parents names are Allah and Sergei. She received her first tennis racket at age 5 when her parents sold your TV to buy for Christmas. She played in a club near his place until the age of 11 years when he moved to Bradenton, Florida (USA) for training Nick Bollitierri. At 14, she represented Russia in Fed Cup match and became the youngest player to win a Fed Cup match. She won her first Professionnel title in 1999, Midland, Michigan, the ITF tournament. He favoutie fifth Illinois was the same year and won his second race of the ITF tournament. Kournikova made her debut WTA to 15 years in the U.S. Open where they finally lost against # 1 player Steffi Graf. So did twice the quarter-finals of the tournament itself. More recently, it won the Rookie of the Year in 1996. In 1997, much improved able to do so in the semifinals at Wimbledon. She lost to world number one Martina Hingis is the French Open and Wimbledon. This year, her first career WTA final in Key Biscane against Venus Williams in a last three sets. She also won her first doubles title to Monica Seles in Tokyo. Kournikova is still very young and seems to have a large future ahead of him. Her best WTA ranking is 10th reached a few months ago ... Kournikova won her first Grand Slam title this year (1999), with Martina Hingis in duplicate at the Australian Open. Since then they have played reguraly together and quickly became one of the best pairs actually ... Anna finished No. 1 in duplicate for the 1999 season, very good performance given She participated in Wimbledon and Open ... Anna lives SU in Miami with his mother and is willing to give everything you have to enter the Top 5. As I speak, Anna is no longer the coach and has formed his mother. Also in 1999, has made a major move to go to the IMG Octogon for his agency. Some speculate it was perhaps jealous of all Sponsorship Martina Hingis was to get the IMG and sheep. At Octogon, it is very well treated and his agent, it is not No one but the big boss, Phil de Picciotto.