Anna Kournikova Height: Exactly How Tall is She Really?

Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova, who is popular as Anna Kournikova, has an impressive height of 1.73 m (5 feet 8 inches), which is makes her taller than most tennis players her age.

She was born on 7th June 1981 and is currently 41 years. The American television personality’s celebrity status has made her one of the most talked-about former tennis stars. Here’s an insight into all we know about her physique.

Anna Kournikova’s Bio

  • Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova’s Age: 41 years old
  • BIRTHDAY: 7 June 1981
  • BIRTHPLACE: Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (now Russia)
  • BIRTH SIGN: Cancer 
  • ETHNICITY: Caucasian
  • FATHER: Sergei Kournikov
  • MOTHER: Alla Kournikov
  • SIBLINGS: Allan Kournikova (younger half-brother)
  • Partner: Enrique Iglesias 
  • Children: Nicholas, Lucy
  • HEIGHT: 1.73 m (5 feet 8 inches)
  • WEIGHT: 61 kg (134.5 lbs.)
  • BODY MEASUREMENT IN INCHES: 36-25-36 inches.
  • BODY MEASUREMENT IN CENTIMETERS: 91.5-63.5-91.5 cm
  • BODY TYPE: Athletic 
  • HAIR COLOR: Blonde
  • EYE COLOR: Dark Brown 
  • DRESS SIZE: 8 US
  • SHOE SIZE: 9.5 US

What is Anna Kournikova’s Height?

Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova is 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m, 173 cm) tall. Perhaps, one of Anna’s strengths as a tennis player was her height. Reports from thetennisbro.com show that the average height of a female tennis player is 5 feet 8 ½ inches (174cm), which is just half inch above Anna’s height.

At the 2010 Ladies Doubles event in Wimbledon, which was Anna Kournikova’s last competitive appearance, topendsports.com revealed that she was amongst the tallest players. The average height of the female competitors at the event was 173.6 m.

Furthermore, the CDC (Central for Disease Control) revealed that the average height for American women aged forty and above is 5 feet 4 inches (63.7 m) tall. Again, we can see that Anna is relatively taller than most of her American female counterparts. At 5 feet 4 inches, she is undoubtedly one of the few American women who makes the 1% tallest amongst the females.

Anna Kournikova’s Height Compared To Other Female Tennis Players

The Grand Slam winner stands as one of the tallest American women, celebrity or otherwise. Her height wasn’t only useful for her tennis career, but it also enhanced her appearance, making her famous even amongst non-tennis enthusiast.

However, there’s still the question of whether Anna Kournikova is the tallest female tennis star out there. To know this, let’s take a look and compare her to other tall tennis stars.

Anna Kournikova’s Height Vs Steffi Graf’s Height

Anna Kournikova and Steffi Graf
Anna Kournikova and Steffi Graf

Steffi Graf is considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time. The 22-time Grand Slam champion has graced the court against Anna Kournikova on several occasions,  coming tops most of the time. Famous among their competitions is the 1999 Roland Garros semifinals.

Perhaps, the secret to Steffi’s dominant display over Anna is her height. Steffi Graf is 5 feet 9 inches (17.5 m, 175 cm) tall. Therefore, Anna is an inch shorter than her former bitter rival, Steffi Graf.

Anna Kournikova Is One Inch Taller Than Martina Hingis

The first and only Swiss tennis player (male or female) to ever attain world number, Martina Hingis isn’t blessed with height compared to Anna Kournikova. She is only 5 feet 7 inches tall, one inch shorter than our star in focus. So, Martina may have achieved some of Anna’s feats in tennis but she’ll never be taller than her.

How Tall is Anna Kournikova Compared to Selena Williams?

With 23 Grand Slam Singles titles, 7 Australian, 3 French, 7 Wimbledon, and 6 US Open championships, Serena Williams would be greatly missed. Just like Anna Kournikova, she’s joined the long list of tennis greats to have retired. Standing at a decent height of 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm, 1.75 m) tall, Selena is taller than Anna, although she (Anna) is not exactly dwarfed by the legendary tennis star.

Anna Kournikova’s Height Compared to Margaret Court

Margaret Court and Anna Kournikova
Margaret Court and Anna Kournikova

Margaret Court, a 24 Grand Slam title-holder, even after over 4 decades, still holds the record for the most Grand Slams. She is also a relatively tall personality, standing at an impressive 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm, 1.75 m). Yet again, Anna has failed to beat another tennis legend. However, it is still just an inch difference.

What is Anna Kournikova’s Weight?

In the early stages of her career, Anna Kournikova appeared on the front pages of several fashion magazines. She wasn’t only adored for being a tennis superstar, but also for her great physical appearance. Although she has retired from sports and has given birth to two children, she is still fit as she currently weighs 61 kg (134.5 lbs.).

In order to maintain a “perfect” weight, Anna is conscious of what she eats even though she doesn’t have a restrictive or strict attitude toward her diet. She once revealed that meal prepping is also essential to staying in shape.

She loves eating all kinds of foods, but in small quantities. In addition, She eats a lot of highly nutritious and wholesome foods daily. These includes vegetables, fruits, lean protein, healthy fats, etc.

Anna’s typical daily diet includes;

  • Breakfast –  Oatmeal, berries with yogurt, or soy milk.
  • Lunch –  Grilled Chicken, Sushi, Salmon.
  • Snacks –  Avocados, pineapple, banana, grapefruit.
  • Dinner – Shrimp tempura, mixed salad, tuna, etc.

In addition to a healthy diet, the former tennis star also takes her workout routine seriously. She has stated that she takes exercise as fun. According her, she sometimes “craves” working out, stretching, and sweating.

 

Anna Kournikova Workout Routine

Anna is a typical fitness freak. The sexy celeb seldom fails to have her workout session. You might crave a burger, pizza, pasta, etc., but the Russian yearns for workouts.

Her daily workout begins with an intense workout session. She does varied workouts such as stair master, cardio workouts, planks, stability ball, strength training, yoga, etc. To empower her body, the former tennis star uses strength training and practices a variety of workouts with stability balls.

Anna devotes one hour to running four days in a week, but in the summer, she loves to spend time with her family at the beach playing water sports. Finally, she normally has eight to nine hours of sleep at night.

Anna Kournikova’s Body Measurements

Anna Kournikova’s consistency in exercise is evident in her body shape. She has a body measurement of 36-25-36 inches (91.5-63.5-91.5 cm). The sexy media personality has a light body shape and athletic body type. Even in her forties, Anna Kournikova is still as sexy as ever!

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Chidiebube has been writing and editing articles on movies, entertainment and other juicy things for several years. When he is not writing, he spends time outdoors, lost in the beauty of nature or simply travelling around the world. Thank goodness he can do the later with any internet-enabled device

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