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Anna Kournikova

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Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova (Russian: Анна Сергеевна Курникова, IPA: [ˈanːə sʲɪrˈɡʲejɪvnə ˈkurnʲɪkəvə] (listen); born 7 June 1981) is a Russian former professional tennis player and American television personality. Her appearance and celebrity status made her one of the best known tennis stars worldwide. At the peak of her fame, fans looking for images of Kournikova made her name one of the most common search strings on Google Search.Despite never winning a singles title, she reached No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anna Kournikova has received more than 10,099,295 page views. Her biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia. Anna Kournikova is the 62nd most popular tennis player (down from 53rd in 2019), the 952nd most popular biography from Russia (down from 876th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Russian Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Anna Kournikova ranks 62 out of 1,148Before her are Momčilo Tapavica, Doris Hart, R. Norris Williams, Andrés Gimeno, Manuel Orantes, and Jacques Brugnon. After her are Goran Ivanišević, Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, Tom Okker, Vitas Gerulaitis, Lottie Dod, and Reginald Doherty.

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Among people born in 1981, Anna Kournikova ranks 27Before her are Paris Hilton, Andrey Arshavin, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Patrice Evra, Javier Saviola, and Dimitar Berbatov. After her are Nemanja Vidić, Djibril Cissé, Adriana Lima, Peter Crouch, Maicon Sisenando, and Hayden Christensen.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Anna Kournikova ranks 952 out of 3,262Before her are Olga Baclanova (1893), Alexander Kotov (1913), Lidiya Skoblikova (1939), Sadri Maksudi Arsal (1878), George Maximilianovich, 6th Duke of Leuchtenberg (1852), and Georgy Vitsin (1917). After her are Yevgeny Khrunov (1933), Patriarch Alexy I of Moscow (1877), Nikolai Zverev (1832), Eero Järnefelt (1863), Konstantin Feoktistov (1926), and Yury Romanenko (1944).


Among tennis players born in Russia, Anna Kournikova ranks 2Before her are Maria Sharapova (1987). After her are Marat Safin (1980), Daniil Medvedev (1996), Yevgeny Kafelnikov (1974), Olga Morozova (1949), Dinara Safina (1986), Elena Dementieva (1981), Mischa Zverev (1987), Svetlana Kuznetsova (1985), Mikhail Youzhny (1982), and Andrei Chesnokov (1966).