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October 30, 2002 - Anna Kournikova will be coming to Dublin in early December for a Ryder Cup-type event between the cream of the female tennis world.

October 30, 2002 - "It was just a part of our lives,'' Sergei Fedorov told the Detroit News of the he and Anna Kournikova celebrity relationship. "Her approach was, no matter what she said, the press was going to do whatever they wanted with it. For me, people mostly left me alone and I would just say, 'Everything's fine. We're friends. Whatever.''' Fedorov said the relationship took a toll on and off the ice. "It was not easy,'' he said. "But it was a learning experience. And I finally feel like I'm standing on two feet right now. I'm grounded, and I feel comfortable with who I am and what I do."

October 28, 2002 - The Las Vegas Review Journal reports Anna Kournikova is fueling speculation that she is engaged to Enrique Iglesias after she was spotted showing off a mega-size rectangular rock on her ring finger at Light (Bellagio) on Friday in the company of Light co-owner Andrew Sasson. Hard Rock's Harry Morton, and others. A Saudi prince offered to send over a bottle of Crystal Rose, but Anna graciously declined.

October 16, 2002 - The Dees Sleaze update on Monday went into detail on the lesbian sex tape involving what Rick Dees calls look-a-likes for Britney Spears and Anna Kournikova. Rick says there is an entire industry for actresses transforming themselves to be look-a-likes. Ellen K also says Anna's GQ photo shoot required a whole lot of retouching after Anna showed more than the mag could publish. Audio at rick.com has since been removed.

October 11, 2002 - A website is claiming to have obtained a sex tape featuring Britney Spears and Anna Kournikova having lesbian sex. The site's ad teases, "You see, both Anna and Britney's people suspected there might have been a video made some time ago from their little 'get together.' But neither camp had any idea who had it or what had become of it. So, under the highest form of secrecy, the propaganda machine got ready to roll just in case the tape was released to the media. Nobody really knew what happened in that hotel room (except for Brit and Anna); their people just knew that no one else must ever find out." Apparently the site was featured on KROQ in Los Angeles as well. Check out more at britneydoesanna.com.

October 10, 2002 - Globe magazine reports Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias were all over each other in a booth at Morton's restaurant during a recent visit to Toronto. That changed though when their food arrived. Anna instantly began devouring her massive porterhouse steak, afterwards she started eating Enrique's T-bone steak. Anna told the Latin crooner, "Most of my ex-boyfriends each more than me and you eat like a bird. That's why we are so good together."

October 8, 2002 - Last Call with Carson Daly re-ran their interview with Shannon Elizabeth who talked a bit about her video with Enrique Iglesias. Shannon denied anything went on and insisted that Enrique was very shy, though they became friends the day after shooting. Shannon may have won some points with Enrique fans and Anna Kournikova haters when she later joked, "You know, I think -- I think every hot chick out there who wants to make money should just pick up a racket and stand on the court and grunt a lot. They don't even have to try." Read here for the portion of the transcript focused on Enrique.

October 4, 2002 - While playing with Meghann Shaughnessy in a doubles match against Jelena Dokic and Nadia Petrova Wednesday at the Kremlin Cup in Russia, Anna Kournikova injured her ankle and was forced to retire from the game.X-rays taken Thursday (Oct. 3) revealed that Kournikova, 21, had suffered a partial tear of the fibular ligament in her left ankle and will likely miss the rest of the year.

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