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August 30, 2003 - Despite the latest crop of tennis hotties, it seems, for now, there is only one Anna Kournikova. "I think she was great for the game," said 1998 Open champion Lindsay Davenport. "I'd never seen anyone sell out first-round matches in tournaments but Anna. The amount of fans she alone would bring in was huge. But we've gone through years and years of players being injured, she's another one. I have no idea if she plans on playing again or coming back. I think she's been battling a lot of injuries the last couple of years."

August 28, 2003 - Anna Kournikova could only watch from the sidelines as the teenager who is fast replacing her as the new cover girl on the tennis circuit cruised to a convincing victory in the opening match of the US Open. Afterwards Sharapova, 16, said: "A lot of people talk about me being the new Anna Kournikova. But I don't think it's really important to be the babe of tennis. I don't really care about that. I'm there to play tennis and that's my number one priority."

August 28, 2003 - In a crushing snub to his Russian girlfriend Anna Kournikova, singer Enrique Iglesias insisted they have never been in a serious relationship, and hinted he gets bored with her company. "I hate saying this but I haven't found a girlfriend I want to be with for more than a week at a time," Iglesias admitted to Parade magazine. "I haven't had a steady girlfriend for the last five years."

August 23, 2003 - The Sun had a photo, since removed, of Anna Kournikova arriving for a pre-US Open knock-up in New York, rackets in hand but waddling along in pink stilettos, a mini-skirt and shades.

August 23, 2003 - Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos and Anna Kournikova opened the  NASDAQ exchange on Friday (August 22). Check out pictures from GettyImages.

August 23, 2003 - Anna Kournikova was on hand for Tennis Magazine's Grand Slam Event on Friday (August 22) at Grand Central Terminal in New York City, where Anna's new sports bra was introduced in the U.S. market. Check out pictures from RexFeatures (page1 / page2), WireImage, and GettyImages.

August 21, 2003 - The Sun reports Anna Kournikova says she might try her hand at acting. "Someday I'd like to act - but not as my main thing. I did a small part in the movie 'Me, Myself And Irene'. It was a lot of hard work."

August 18, 2003 - She may never have won a professional tennis tournament but that's not stopping Anna Kournikova's hot modeling career as she graces the cover of 'Maxim'. Feedroom.com has since removed the video.

August 16, 2003 - Peoplenews.com reports Anna Kournikova is now employed as a tourism ambassador for Thailand's sex capital. The resort city of Pattaya is popular with Russians, which may explain why the Tourism Authority of Thailand have offered the sporty fox 10 million baht (£150,000) to say she loves the place.

August 16, 2003 - Us Weekly reports that Anna Kournikova was spotted buying $400 worth of Steve Madden shoes at the designer's Dallas store.

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