She teased a comeback on a few occasions after announcing her retirement, but nothing ever materialized.
Fun Fact: Kournikova made history in 1997 at Wimbledon by becoming the youngest female player at age 15 to advance to the semifinal round of the tournament as a singles competitor.
This led to Kournikova being ranked as the number 1 doubles player in the world in 1999.
Her performance during the event was solid given her lengthy layoff.
Fun Fact: After serving a lengthy suspension as the result of a failed drug test, Sharapova returned to action in April of 2017 to compete in the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix.
This article will show images from Kournikova in the prime of her tennis career and several photos which were taken as recently as 2016.
The red bikini highlights a physique identical to the one we saw in her athletic prime.
Fun Fact: In 2000, Anna Kournikova and her mixed doubles partner Max Mirnyi advanced to the final round of the U.