Friday, April 11, 2008

Anna Kournikova

Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova (born June 7, 1981) is a Russian professional tennis player and model. Gaining renown for her beauty and waist-length blonde hair as well as her tennis game, she became one of the best known tennis players worldwide, even among those who do not follow the game. At the peak of her fame,At ages 13 and 14, Kournikova made headlines in international junior tennis, winning several tournaments including the 1995 Italian Open. She was 14 years old when she ended 1995 as Junior European Champion Under 18 and ITF Junior World Champion Under 18.Kournikova debuted in professional tennis at age 14 in the Fed Cup for Russia.