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January 28, 2001 - Anna Kournikova is telling Russia's Sport-Klub magazine that she wasn't impressed with Prince Andrew when the two met last summer, saying there conversation didn't get further than "the weather in London." Anna also said being a successful, wealthy teenager is making her lonely admitting, "I do have friends, but not many." As far as rumored romances Kournikova said, "I'll tell you one thing - if a paper or magazine publishes my picture with someone, do not think it's my boyfriend or a close pal. I know a lot of celebritites, but that doesn't mean I have private relations with them."

January 24, 2001 - Anna Kournikova lost in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open today to Lindsay Davenport 6-4, 6-2.

January 24, 2001 - Anna Kournikova was fined $2,000 for being coached from the stands by her mother Alla during her third round win over doubles partner Barbara Schett of Austria on Friday, according to Australian Open tournament referee Peter Bellenger.

January 24, 2001 - Anna Kounikova was involved in a security scare on Monday when a flare was thrown on to court by a 15 year old boy during her doubles match with Barbara Schett. Anna said afterwards she wasn't worried, "Everything is fine. I think the fans here a really friendly."

January 21, 2001 - Anna Kournikova squared off against her doubles partner, Barbara Schett, Friday in the third round of the Australian Open. Anna won in three sets 2-6 6-4 6-3.

January 21, 2001 - Anna Kournikova is featured in a pair of ebay autographed picture auctions. The first shows Anna in tight pants, item #544438635, which is unbid at $19.99 and ends January 27th. The other is a match photo, item #543541931, which is bid at $18.99 and ends January 26th.

January 13, 2001 - Anna won in straight sets in the first round against Elena Bovinva at the Sydney International at Homebush Bay Tuesday 6-4 6-4. Anna then lost in the second round of the Sydney International against unseeded Corina Morariu Wednesday 6-2 6-1.

January 13, 2001 - Anna Kournikova again was denied a tour victory in Hong Kong losing to Jelena Dokic 7-6 (7-3) 6-3 at Watson's Water tournament final last Sunday. Anna's was shown whining about a sideline call.

January 13, 2001 - London's Daily Mirror reports Anna Kournikova was furious Miami model Chanin Owens was her stand-in at a Lycos Fantasy Sports commercial shoot saying, "I don't want my body to be portrayed by that skinny bitch!"

January 7, 2001 - Anna Kournikova won her semifinal match against Jennifer Capriati 3-6 7-5 6-0 at the Watson's Water Challenge tennis tournament held in Hong Kong. Anna also is pictured at a press conference before the tournament.

January 7, 2001 - Anna Kournikova was pictured at a catwalk rehearsal with Omega President Stephen Urquhart in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Later, Anna was pictured walking the catwalk for the watch maker.

January 4, 2001 - Seems the match in Santiago Chile where Anna beat Hingis 6-4, 6-4 was the trigger to their doubles relationship falling apart. The New York Post reports Anna quoting that Hingis asked her during a side change "If I thought I was the queen, because the real queen was her." The question infuriated Anna into actually playing with some fire and beating Hingis but later in the lockerroom the two argued and threw bouquets and trophies at each other. Later, Anna fired a glass at Hingis in the club house.

January 4, 2001 - In an Abstracts.net poll asking if Anna Kournikova should pose nude in Playboy, 79.4% of the 871 total respondents said yes, while only 20.6% said she should keep her clothes on.

January 3, 2001 - The South China Morning Post reports Anna Kournikova has denied allegations that she said Liz Hurley was ugly. Kournikova explained, "In fact I think she's great. I really like her in the movie Austin Powers. It's one of my favourite films. I met her at Buckingham Palace when I played an exhibition game and she was really nice. I think because we were in England the press just needed some sensation, something to write about."

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