Anastasiya Myskina, tennis player
Anastasiya Myskina is a professional tennis player, Honored Master of Sports. She won the 2004 French Open singles title, becoming the first Russian female tennis player to win a Grand Slam main draw singles title. During her career Myskina has won nine singles and two doubles WTA tournaments.
Anastasiya was born on July 8, 1981 in Moscow. At the age of six the girl began to play tennis. Her first coach was a mother of Marat Safin and Dinara Safina.
In 1998 seventeen-year-old Anastasia became a member of the Russian national tennis team. A year later, she was able to win her first single tournament. It was on the island of Sicily, Palermo.
In October 2002, Myskina had a series of photos taken for GQ magazine by the photographer Mark Seliger for a spread in the October 2002 edition of GQ.
In 2003 she was recognized as one of the top 10 tennis players in the world.
In September 2004 she reached a career high of No.2. In the same year she became the winner of Grand Slam and entered the history of world tennis as the first Russian athlete, who won the prize. But she has not played professional tennis since 2007.
In 2007 Anastasiya decided to try herself as a TV presenter.
The tennis player participated in the TV show Ice Age.
Myskina dated HC Dynamo Moscow hockey player Aleksandr Stepanov.
Then she dated Konstantin Korneev.
Sometime later she met Sergei Mammadov. On April 28, 2008 Myskina gave birth to her first child, a boy named Zhenya (Yevgenyi). Anastasiya and Sergei lived together, but they were in no hurry to legalize their relationship. Despite this, Myskina gave birth to two sons in 2010 and in 2012.
Anastasia Myskina – Alika Smekhova. They look alike.