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Anna Kournikova


1981 Born in Moscow, Russia
1986 Began playing tennis in a weekly children's program
1992-97 Trained at tennis professional Nick Bollettieri's camp in Bradenton, Florida
1995 Made professional tennis debut at age 14
1997 Broke from coach Bollettieri
2000 Plays French Open on badly injured ankle, against doctors' advice
2000 Makes cameo appearance in Me, Myself & Irene, a motion picture starring Jim Carrey
2001 Suffers stress fracture of left foot
2001 Appears in Enrique Iglesias' video "Escape."
2002 Settles out of court with Penthouse magazine over publication of topless photos on a beach; photos were not of Kournikova
2002 Thirty-minute feature: A Date With Anna: The Making of the Anna Kournikova Calendar airs on ESPN/ESPN2

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