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Anastasia Myskina (RUS)

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Anastasia Myskina - (RUS) Residence: Moscow, Russia Birthdate: July 8, 1981 Birthplace: Moscow, Russia Height: 5' 8 1/2" (1.74 m) Weight: 130 1/2 lbs. (59 kg) Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand) Status: Pro Sanex WTA TOUR singles titles: 1 Sanex WTA TOUR doubles titles: 0 Grand Slam titles: 0 ITF Women's Circuit singles titles: 3 GRAND SLAM (SINGLES) AND CHASE CHAMPIONSHIPS (S/D) HISTORY 01 00 99 98 97 96 AUSTRALIAN -- -- -- -- -- -- ROLAND GARROS -- 1r -- -- -- -- WIMBLEDON -- 3r -- -- -- -- UNITED STATES -- 1r 2r -- -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (S) -- -- -- -- -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (D) -- -- -- -- -- -- CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - SINGLES WINNER (1 Sanex WTA TOUR): 1999 - Palermo, ITF/Gorizia-ITA; 1998 - ITF/Tallinn-EST; 1997 - ITF/Batumi-GEO SEMIFINALIST (1): 2000 - Sopot QUARTERFINALIST (2): 2000 - Zurich; 1999 - Kuala Lumpur CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - DOUBLES SEMIFINALIST (1): 1999 - Kuala Lumpur (w/Pitkowski) QUARTERFINALIST (3): 2000 - New Haven (w/Pisnik), Zurich (w/Krasnoroutskaia), Pattaya (w/ Koulikovskaya) ADDITIONAL: Russian Olympic Team 2000. QUICK FACTS * Missed the 2001 Australian Open with a wrist injury * Ranked 65th, defeated No. 40 Alexandra Stevenson (saving a match point) and 32nd-ranked Corina Morariu to reach the third round at 2000 Miami and a then-career high ranking of No. 57; in her next tournament, won first round at Amelia Island and then stretched 25th-ranked Chanda Rubin to three sets * Defeated Alexandra Stevenson again at 2000 Hilton Head before falling to 11th seed Ruxandra Dragomir in three sets * Enjoyed a good grass court season in 2000: as a qualifier into 2000 Eastbourne defeated 24th-ranked Amy Frazier in the first round to move up to a then-career high ranking of No. 43; a week later at her first Wimbledon, reached the third round with a win over Kim Clijsters * Reached second semifinal on the Sanex WTA TOUR at 2000 Sopot with first win over a Top 20 player, world No. 17 Barbara Schett in the quarterfinals * As a qualifier into 2000 Zurich, a Tier I event, defeated 24th-ranked Patty Schnyder and 19th-ranked, Olympic silver medalist Elena Dementieva to reach a quarterfinal for the second time in the year * As a qualifier, ranked No. 196, won first Sanex WTA TOUR title at 1999 Palermo, becoming the lowest-ranked player in 10 years to win a Tour singles event since No. 205 Kumiko Okamoto won the 1989 Japan Open * Qualified for first Grand Slam main draw at 1999 U.S. Open, winning first round before falling to Mary Joe Fernandez 7-5, 7-5 * Ranked No. 92, won three qualifying matches to get into 1999 Moscow, a Tier I event, then upset world No. 23 Chanda Rubin in the first round before falling to second seed and world No. 8 Barbara Schett in three sets * Upset top seed Sarah Pitkowski to reach second quarterfinal on the tour at 1999 Kuala Lumpur, and upset her again a week later in first round of Pattaya * First pro title came at a 1997 ITF event in Batumi, Georgia; ranked No. 762, defeated Elena Dementieva 6-7(1-7), 6-4, 7-5 in the final * In junior competition, was a member of the 1998 Russian team that won the Connolly Continental Cup title and was a quarterfinalist at the 1997 U.S. Open * Prefers clay courts; best shot is backhand * Began playing tennis at age 6 with her parents * Coached by Mirza Sviotoslav PERSONAL Father's name is Andrey; mother's name is Galina...Has a dog named Gorde...Favorites include the color blue, roses, Japanese food, the movie Keeping the Faith and the book In High Places by Arthur Hailey...Other sports interests include football and hockey...Likes to read and listen to music...Most memorable experience was participating in the 2000 Olympic Games...Considers herself persistent. Sanex WTA TOUR RANKING (SEASON-ENDING, SINGLES) 2000-58; 1999-65; 1998-293; 1997-622; 1996-818; 1995-920 HIGHEST SINGLES RANKING: No. 41 (July 10-16, 2000))

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