September 29, 2001 - Anna
Kournikova lost in the $565,000 Sparkassen Cup Thursday against Russian
compatriot Anastasia Myskina 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. Anna said after the match,
"I wanted to win but the important thing for me is that I have no problems
with my foot in the next few weeks. Then I'll be able to play better tennis
29, 2001 - Howard Stern was on this morning talking about Anna Kournikova's
new workout video ''Anna Kournikova - Basic Elements: My Complete Fitness
Guide'' that just came out. Howard said it's like soft-core porn and he
thinks Anna doesn't know anything about working out.
September 27, 2001 -
Sergei Fedorov has been arrested for drunk driving in Royal Oak, Michigan
on Sunday morning after being pulled over for speeding and failing an on-the-spot
September 25, 2001 - Jay
Leno joked on his monologue, "Anna Kournikova is coming out with a workout
video. Oh, shut up. Do you think anybody who buys this is going to work
out to it, huh? Come on. The same guys who buy Playboy for the articles.
September 9, 2001 -Anna Kournikova
will play Monica Seles on November 29 in the second annual MS Tennis Classic
at Magness Arena at the University of Denver. Anna made the announcement
at a press conference in New York on Thursday.
September 9, 2001 - Splash
news has photos of Anna Kournikova vacationing with boyfriend Sergei Fedrov
on a luxury yacht near her home in Miami.
September 8, 2001 - If search
queries on Google are any indication, Anna is beginning to be upstaged
by Georgia native and 17 year old Ashley Harkleroad, who is #4 on the site's
top gaining queries for last week. Ashley was asked who her favorite player
is to watch and she replied, "Anna Kournikova -- I don't know why. I also
like to watch (Martina) Hingis because she's so smart on the court. I get
to practice with her sometimes because she trains at the same place I do."
Read more and check out Ashley here.
September 7, 2001 - WireImage.com
has 22 photos of Anna Kournikova at FHM Event at Virgin Mega Store in New
York on Thursday. Check them out here.
September 1, 2001 - Lindsey
Davenport says she's happy about how popular the sport of women's tennis
has become saying, "I think the majority of the credit pretty much goes
to the Williams sisters (Venus and Serena) and probably (Anna) Kournikova.
I think those three have really made the biggest difference in the amount
of publicity, the amount of popularity in the sport."
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