Former tennis stunner Anna Kournikova was born 31-years-ago this Thursday, June 7, in Moscow, Russia.
Kournikova, who turned professional in October 1995 and retired due to chronic back ailments in May 2007, played in both singles and doubles tournaments.
The Russian siren compiled a mark of 209-129 as a singles competitor and went 200-71 in doubles events.
In terms of hype versus actual production, perhaps FHM’s “Sexiest Woman in the World” was a tad overblown by the fans and media alike.
Nevertheless, Kournikova was rated in 2000 by the WTA as the eighth preeminent player in the world and in November 1999 she attained, and ended that season as, the top ranked doubles player in the world.
With or without exchanging nuptials, Kournikova and Iglesias have been in a longstanding relationship for 10 years now.
The “hottest female athlete” on ESPN.com was a pleasure to watch perform with a racquet for nearly twelve-years and Happy Birthday wishes are certainly warranted for Anna Kournikova.by