Tuesday, 29 April 2008

Anastasia Myskina Baby

WORLD NUMBER 2 HAS 1st BABY ~ From the Newsroom at Sony Ericsson WTA; Russian tennis pioneer Anastasia Myskina is a mother. Zhenya arrived on April 29th, 2008.

Myskina has missed most of last season with a left foot injury. She was the first Russian woman to win a Grand Slam singles title at the French Open in 2004, defeating Elena Dementieva in the first all-Russian Grand Slam final. She was also the first Russian to break into the Top 5 since the inception of computer rankings in 1975 (she went all the way to No.2, which has only been surpassed by Maria Sharapova, and equalled by Svetlana Kuznetsova). Myskina has 10 career Tour singles titles, including Roland Garros in 2004 and two Tier Is at Moscow in 2003 and 2004. She also holds five Tour doubles titles, including one Tier I trophy at Moscow in 2004 (with Vera Zvonareva). She was also a member of Russia's first victorious Fed Cup teams, in 2004 and 2005.

Zhenya ~ Russian; unisex name.

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