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July 30, 2001 - Anna's long layoff from the tennis circuit is scheduled to end later this week as she'll return for the $750,000 Acura Classic in San Diego. Anna said in a released statement, "I am so excited to be back playing and competing every day. I love playing tennis. This is what I do and I can't wait to get back on the court."

July 28, 2001 - In an abstracts.net poll asking if you thought Anna and Martina Hingis now hate each other which caused their doubles break-up, 53.2% said yes while 46.8% said no, with 444 total votes cast.

July 24, 2001 - Anna Kournikova’s father is denying reports that her daughter and Sergei Federov recently married. Sergei Kournikov told Reuters, "To be honest with you I am sick and tired with the calls about her marriage, last year it was (Pavel) Bure, now it's Fedorov."

July 24, 2001 - The Sun is reporting Sergei Federov and Anna Kournikova wed in a secret Moscow ceremony, with a pal saying, "It was a very quiet ceremony — only both sets of parents and Sergei’s brother attended."

July 22, 2001 - Anna Kournikova's agent Phil De Picciotto tells Reuters there is no rush to get Anna back on the tennis court saying, "She's only 20 years old and there's no reason to start playing again before she's completely healthy. She does not want to risk a recurrence of the injury."

July 22, 2001 - Variety reports Anna Kournikova's workout video, Basic Elements: My Complete Fitness Guide -- The Workout, will be released Sept. 25 on DVD and VHS.

July 15, 2001 - ABCNews.com is focusing on women's tennis, noteably Anna Kournikova, raking in money for endorsement deals. Jon Wertheim of Sports Illustrated focused on Anna's popularity despite never winning a Grand Slam event saying, "I think it's embarrassing when far and away your most visible player has never won a [Grand Slam] tournament."

July 15, 2001 - Reuters reports Barbara Schett, preparing to defend her Uniqa Grand Prix title on Tuesday, said she regretted signing a sponsorship deal with the Daily Mirror during Wimbledon.

July 4, 2001 - The UK Star reports Anna Kournikova has been spotted getting into a car in her hometown of Miami, as the desparate Brits search for any Anna news during Wimbledon.

July 1, 2001 - Anna Kournikova has been missed at Wimbledon by both the fans and media. The Sun tabloid has had to sacrifice its ``Kourna-corner'' section this year which used to give readers a new picture of the Russian every day.

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