Anna Kournikova

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Quotes (11)

  • Anna: I think that tennis is a lady's sport, so we should look out there like ladies.

  • Anna: Do I consider myself sexy? It all depends on the way I'm feeling. When I'm happy inside, that's when I feel most sexy.

  • Anna: Well, I'm playing for the fans so whenever they come and ask for autographs I always try to give it to everybody because I'm out there for the people.

  • Anna: I'm like an expensive menu... you can look but you can't afford!

  • Anna: Boyfriends have to understand me and my needs. They have to know what I want out of my life and about my strict regime. I go to bed at 10pm and not later. I separate my professional and private lives.

  • Anna: It's true I always try to be as seductive as possible but I wouldn't be here if I couldn't play tennis.

  • Anna: I'm like the most expensive, exotic item on a gourmet menu. People can wonder about the sensuous delights of the dish, but they can't afford such an expensive luxury.

  • Anna: I worked very hard and I earned all the attention I'm getting.

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Trivia (25)

  • Anna has previously dated hockey players Pavel Bure and Sergei Fedorov. Fedorov has stated that Anna and he secretly married in July 2001, but were divorced a short time later. Anna has never confirmed this.

  • Anna graduated from secondary school in 1997, and went on to attend Russian University of Physical Culture.

  • Anna owns a Doberman named Genie.

  • In May 2007, it was revealed Anna had split from boyfriend of six years, Enrique Iglesias.

  • Anna's best ranking in tennis was number 8 in the world (2000).

  • While Anna never won a WTA singles title, she did win 2 Australian Open doubles titles with Martina Hingis.

  • Anna retired from professional tennis in 2004 due to chronic lower back trouble.

  • In September 2003, Anna worked as an on-site reporter for the U.S. networks coverage of the U.S. Open.

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