May 27, 2000 - Anna gave the
following update on her Yahoo club: "As you may have heard, I tore a ligament
in my left ankle during the German Open. I had to rest my ankle for 12
days and go through some extensive therapy, but I have started practicing
again this week and I expect to play at Roland Garros next week."
27, 2000 - We're getting mixed comments about Nathalie Tauziat's "Hidden
Side of Women's Tennis" in regards to her comments about Anna. Eyada.com
reports she says "everybody in women's tennis hates Anna. Against her everybody
plays their hardest so they can beat her and prove her looks are useless."
Though posters on her official club state the book has these comments as
well "I can speak without jealousy or nastiness, because I like her. She
is fun and rather nice, even if she unfortunately does not show respect
May 20, 2000 - The New York
Post's Page Six today reports that Anna Kournikova is back with Sergei
Federov, like we told you last month!
May 15, 2000 - Anna Kournikova
may not play in the French Open because of an ankle injury she got at the
German Open, though her doctor's say she has a chance to play since only
1 ligament was damaged.
May 8, 2000 - Anna Kournikova
won Seattle radio station's KJR 950's Bigger Dance. The contest was formatted
like the NCAA tourney with the hottest women in sport, film, and print.
The final match pitted Anna against Faith Hill, where Anna came out on
May 6, 2000 - Anna lost to
Martina Hingis in the quarterfinals of the Hamburg Cup 3-6, 6-2, 6-4. When
asked about the pressure of still not winning a WTA singles event, Anna
said "People ask it all the time. Only the people around make it look like
May 6, 2000 - We added an
Anna quote originating from Rick Dees in the bio.
May 1, 2000 - Anna Kournikova
defended her record last week when reporters at the Federation Cup questioned
her ability to win a WTA tournament, saying "I have the best performance
of all the (Russian) girls here. Some players are able to win Grand Slam
tournaments when they are 16 but there are some who do it at 22 or 23 or
even 30 years of age. I'm only 18 and I have a whole career ahead. Besides,
I was not allowed to play regularly on the WTA Tour for several years.
Only since last year was I able to play on tour full time."
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