Quantcast
Kournikova’s evolution - Metro US

Kournikova’s evolution

More than a decade after bursting onto the scene as one of the “Spice Girls of Tennis,” Anna Kournikova is no longer a part of the women’s pro tour.

She, however, remains a big draw on the World TeamTennis circuit, where her St. Louis Aces took on the Boston Lobsters last night in Middleton.

“I think [WTT] is an exciting format for the fans and I’d like to see it get bigger,” the 29-year-old Russian said. “It’s exciting to play as a team in front of home crowds … and it’s a really family-friendly event.”

Kournikova, known more for her off-court modeling than her on-court exploits, said she misses the “excitement of playing in front of 10,000 at the US Open,” but remains busy between the WTT tour and charity matches throughout the year.

More from our Sister Sites