Anett Kontaveit Biography

Anett Kontaveit

Quick Facts Of Anett Kontaveit

Celebrated Name Anett Kontaveit
Age 24 Years
Nick Name Kontaveit
Birth Name Anett Kontaveit
Birth Date 1995-12-24
Gender Female
Profession Tennis Player
Birth Nation Estonia
Place Of Birth Tallinn
Nationality Estonian
Ethnicity White
Mother Ulle Milk
Father Will Add Soon
Education Will Add Soon
Marital Status Unmarried
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth $2 million
Salary Will Add Soon
Source of Wealth Tennis Career
Height 1.74 m
Weight 65 Kg
Body Measurement Will Add Soon

An Estonian professional tennis player is named for Anett Kontaveit who has won one singles title on the WTA Tour as well as eleven singles and five doubles titles on the ITF circuit. She has reached one Premier Mandatory semifinal at the 2019 Miami Open and the final of the Premier 5 2018 Wuhan Open in her career. She reached her maiden Grand Slam quarterfinal at the 2020 Australian Open. She reached her best singles ranking of No. 14 on 1 April 2019 and peaked at No. 102 in the doubles rankings on 21 October 2019.

Anett Shouting After The Win

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Australian Open 2020: Simona Halep Thrashes Anett Kontaveit

Simona Halep took just 53 minutes to thrash Estonian Anett Kontaveit 6-1 6-1 and storm into the semi-finals. Kontaveit fought off a spirited challenge from Polish teenager Iga Swiatek to reach her first Grand Slam quarter-final with a 6-7(4) 7-5 7-5 victory. 

Anett Playing At Australian Open 2020

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Famous For

  • Being a professional tennis player. 
  • For winning one singles title on the WTA Tour as well as eleven singles and five doubles titles on the ITF circuit.

What is the nationality of Anett Kontaveit?

On 24th December 1995, Anett Kontaveit was born in Tallinn, Estonia. Her nationality is Estonian and her ethnicity is White. She was born under the star sign Capricorn and she is Christian by religion. Her mother's name is Ulle Milk who helped her train from the age of six. At the age of 15, she has won the Estonian Championship in 2009 and again in 2010, being the youngest player to do so. Her father's, education and sibling's details will be added soon once we get information about it. As of 2019, she celebrated her 24th birthday. 

Anett Celebrating Birthday

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How was Anett Kontaveit's Career?

  • Anett had success on the junior tour in 2011, her best Grand Slam result of the year is at Roland Garros in May where she made the quarterfinals with wins over world No. 6 Danka Kovinic and future-Wimbledon junior champion Ashleigh Barty. 
  • At the quarterfinal stage, she lost to Irina Khromacheva, the Wimbledon junior runner-up.
  • She won her first ITF title in SEB Tallink Open 2011, beating Zuzana Luknarova in the final.
  • She won her second ITF title at the 2011 Savitaipale Open, where she beat Lisanne van Riet in the final.
  • She then won the Orange Bowl, a Grade A tournament on the ITF Junior Circuit. 
  • She won the European Under-16 Junior Championships with 14-year-old Tatjana Vorobjova in girls' doubles, where they beat first seeded Czechs Barbora Krejcikova and Petra Rohanova.
  • She began her 2012 year at the Loy Yang Power Traralgon International, an under-18 girls tournament in Australia. 
  • She played the Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone I, where she posted the biggest wins of her career. 
  • In February 2012, Kontaveit won the $10k tournament in her hometown of Tallinn as an unseeded player. 
  • She was awarded a wild card for the qualifying draw of her first WTA tournament.
  • She became the first Estonian to reach the final of the junior draw at the US Open, but she was defeated in straight sets by Samantha Crawford for the championship.
  • She began her final year in junior tennis at the Australian Open in 2013.
  • She received a wild card into the Sony Open main draw in Miami courtesy of her management deal with IMG in March. 
  • She started the 2014 year ranked 249 in the WTA rankings.
  • At the end of the season, she found a new coach in Australian Paul McNamee and began training in Istanbul at the KozaWOS Academy.
  • She finished the 2015 year by participating in WTA tournaments in Guangzhou, Tashkent, and Luxembourg. 
  • She then started her 2016 year with a quarterfinal run at the Shenzhen Open before losing in the first round of the Australian Open to Garbine Muguruza. 
  • She started her 2017 season ranked 121. Her best year-end performance was a semifinal run in Guangzhou.
  • At her first grass tournament of 2017, the Ricoh Open, she reached her second final of the year.
  • In the final, she got past Natalia Vikhlyantseva to clinch her maiden WTA title and ensure a top 40 debut.
  • She began the 2018 season at Brisbane International losing in the second round to Aliaksandra Sasnovich. 
  • At the Sydney International, she retired in the qualifying round one due to heatstroke.
  • At the Rogers Cup, she lost to Petra Kvitova in straight sets. 
  • On 1st October 2018, she reached her best singles ranking of No. 21 after finishing runner-up at the Wuhan Open.
  • She started 2019 season reaching the quarterfinals of the Brisbane International beating Carla Suarez Navarro and Petra Kvitova before losing to eventual finalist Lesia Tsurenko but lost to Elise Mertens in the second round of the Sydney International.
  • At Wimbledon, she was the 20th seed. 
  • She defeated Shelby Rogers in the first round to face Heather Watson in the second. 
  • At the Southern & Western Open, she defeated 13th seed Angelique Kerber in the first round to face Polish teenager Iga Swiatek in round two. 
  • At the US Open Kontaveit opened the tournament with a win against Sara Sorribes Tormo.
  • She withdrew from two Premier events in Zhengzhou and the Toray Pan Pacific Open and also withdrew from the Wuhan Open where she reached the final last year.
  • She later revealed on Instagram that she had been suffering from an ongoing illness and a small operation.
  • She began her 2020 season at the Brisbane International defeating Hsieh Su Wei of Chinese Taipei 6-4, 6-1 to set up a second-round match against No.6 seed Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands. 
  • Her next tournament was the Adelaide International where she faced Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the first round. She lost in straight sets.
  • Her next match was against Astra Sharma at the Australian Open where she defeated the Australian 6-0, 6-2 to set up a second-round encounter against Spain’s Sara Sorribes Tormo. 
  • With her win in the fourth round against Swiatek, she became the first Estonian, male or female, to reach a quarterfinal at the Australian Open but she lost to Halep in the quarterfinals 1-6 1-6 in 52 minutes. 
  • With this result, she moved up 9 places in the world rankings to 22.

Who is Anett Kontaveit Dating?

Anett Kontaveit is not married yet and she is still to get married. She is still young and active in her career. She is assumed to be single as of now as there is no news of any affair or relationship with anyone currently. She might be focused on her career now and improving her game for the time being. She is very private about her personal life. Her sexual orientation is straight. 

Anett With Her Dog

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What is the Net Worth of Anett Kontaveit as of 2020?

Anett is a very talented and hardworking tennis player. She has achieved a great height in her career. She has a net worth of $2 million as of 2020. She has been able to win $3,998,762 as a cash prize in the tennis tournaments. Anett is living a lavish life with all her earning from the tournaments. She also receives sponsorship from various companies such as Hotell Telegraaf, Tallink, Alexa Group, Babolat, and LACOSTE. 

How tall is Anett Kontaveit?

Anett Kontaveit is a very beautiful woman with a charming personality attracting a lot of people towards her. She has a tall height of 1.74 m with the balanced bodyweight of 65 Kg. Her other body measurements have not been revealed by any sources yet but it will be added once we get information about it. Overall, she has got an athletic body build with a healthy body. 

Did You Know?

  • She has won one singles title on the WTA Tour as well as eleven singles and five doubles titles on the ITF circuit.
  • She has reached one Premier Mandatory semifinal at the 2019 Miami Open and the final of the Premier 5 2018 Wuhan Open in her career.
  • She reached her maiden Grand Slam quarterfinal at the 2020 Australian Open.
  • She reached her best singles ranking of No. 14 on 1 April 2019 and peaked at No. 102 in the doubles rankings on 21 October 2019.

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