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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

The New Tennis Sensation Hottie Anna Chakvetadze

Anna Chakvetadze

Forget Anna Kournikova and Maria Sharapova, Anna Chakvetadze is the new zing factor according to tennis fans!

Anna Djambulilovna Chakvetadze (Russian: born March 5, 1987) is a Russian professional tennis player (withGeorgian roots). On September 10, 2007, she reached her career-high professional singles ranking of World No. 5. She has won eight WTA Singles Titles and appeared in the 2007 US Open semifinals. As of May 16, 2011, Chakvetadze is ranked World No. 48.

She began playing tennis at the age of eight after being introduced to the sport by her mother, Natalia. She travels for tournaments with her father. She speaks both Russian and English.

Anna Chakvetadze

Chakvetadze hit her peak of World No. 5 in 2007 after a semifinal appearance at the US Open. Also in that year, she reached the quarterfinals at the Australian Open and the French Open

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In 2003, she made it to the final of the Junior Championships at Wimbledon before falling to Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium 6–4, 3–6, 6–3. The same year, she won the International Bavarian Junior Challenge, defeating Marta Domachowska of Poland 7–6, 6–5. 

Chakvetadze debuted on the ITF circuit in November 2001, losing in the first round in Minsk, Belarus. In July 2002, she won her first ITF doubles title inIstanbul, teaming with fellow Russian Irina Kotkina.

Chakvetadze started the year 2011 with a first round loss at the 2011 Brisbane International to compatriot Ksenia Pervak. She again lost in the first round at the 2011 Moorilla Hobart International, this time to Sara Errani. She defeated Olga Govortsova in the first round of the 2011 Australian Open but lost in straight sets to Petra Kvitová in the second round.

After a collapse in Dubai and Indian Wells (2011) Chakvetadze have given up because of exhaustion, the tennis player was admitted to a hospital where she was diagnosed with vasovagal syncope, commonly known as "fainting ". 

At the 2011 Dubai Tennis Championships she collapsed due to a virual illness and couldn't complete the 2nd round match against 1st seed, Caroline Wozniacki after having crushed Daniela Hantuchova 6–1 6–3 in the 1st round. She lost the first set 6–1 and collapsed at 5–3 up when she had a set point. 

On December 18, 2007, Chakvetadze's home was burgled. Chakvetadze was bound and gagged by six invaders who also beat her father, Djambuli. The six men left with over U.S.$306,000 worth of goods and cash

Chakvetadze returned to competition at 2011 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. She is first seed in qualifying rounds. In the qualifying round, she arrived in the main draw defeating Julia Kimmelmann,Regina Kulikova and Mariya Koryttseva

Anna will participate at the 2011 e-Boks Sony Ericsson Open. She is the 6th seed.



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