A few million men if that in one of the world's most wired countries Down Under aren't enough to get the two words ranked that highly by Lycos's search engines. Anna Kournikova is a global phenomenon, her official site at kournikova. She has been boosted by the internet as much as Berlei sports bras. Online, searching for credible information on the star is difficult, but finding image galleries of her is easy. While she has finally received acclaim in sporting circles, for winning the Australian Open women's doubles' title with Martina Hingis this had happened in , too , commentators had focused on why Kournikova had not won any WTA tournament or consistently beaten the top 10 women on the tour. She has mustered semi-final wins, but the Anna Kournikova phenomenon is about successful marketing. Right now, the Kournikova PR machine has informed us of a shoot where the tennis star "poses in paradise".
But when it comes to flashing the flesh, how much is too much? Here, we dip into the tennis archives to find out which stars raised the temperature on and off the court Sue Barker. Their romance transfixed the nation in , when Barker, the quintessential English girl-next-door, who had won the French Open six years earlier, was approaching the end of her career. Sue was not short of other admirers and also dated tennis players Stephen Shaw and Syd Ball, and golfer Greg Norman an ex of her rival Chris Evert, see below. Chris Evert.
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.
B ritish commuters headed in the direction of the Wimbledon championship this week will receive a sneak peak of cleavage belonging to teenage tennis star Anna Kournikova. The breasts, which have become a popular item on the Internet along with the rest of Kournikova's body parts , are all the more noticeable and prominent because they are now under contract to be exactly that. Following the lead of supermodels such as Eva Herzigova, who helped market the push-up Wonderbra, the year-old blond recently signed a deal with Berlei to promote their Shock Absorber sports bra. Since then, promoters have been busy plastering her cleavage all over billboards, trying to finish in time for Wimbledon. In the spirit of the legendary tennis tournament as well as a legendary British fondness for milk glands , a large image of the young woman's breasts comes accompanied by the slogan: "Only the ball should bounce.