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Estonian tennis player
Born: December 24, 1995 (age 26 years), Tallinn, Estonia
Height: 1.74 m
Weight: 65 kg
Parents: Ülle Milk
Turned pro: 2010
Date of birth: 24 December 1995
Place of birth: Tallinn, Estonia
Residence: Viimsi Parish, Harjumaa, Estonia
Height: 174cm / 5ft 8ins
Turned Pro: 2010
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Anett Kontaveit is an Estonian professional tennis player.
She has been ranked as high as world No. 2 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), which she first achieved on 6 June 2022, making her the highest-ranked Estonian player in history.
In 2021, she became the first Estonian to participate in the WTA’s year-end championships, where she reached the final. Kontaveit also holds a career-high ranking of No. 95 in doubles, achieved on 2 March 2020.
Kontaveit has won six singles titles on the WTA Tour as well as eleven singles titles and five doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. She produced her best performance at a Grand Slam by reaching her maiden major quarterfinal at the 2020 Australian Open.
She has reached two WTA 1000 (formerly WTA Premier) finals; the 2018 Wuhan Open and the 2022 Qatar Open.
Kontaveit won the Estonian Championships in 2009, the youngest player to do so, and successfully defended her title in 2010.
Anett Kontaveit is an Estonian tennis player. She won her first WTA Tour title in 2017.
She started hitting tennis balls when she was just six years old under the supervision of her mother and soon developed a passion for the sport.
Kontaveit won her first title when she was just nine years old and later enjoyed a breakthrough year in 2011, winning three singles titles on the ITF circuit.
The talented Estonian, who plays with a two-handed backhand, lifted her first WTA Tour level title in 2017 at the Rosmalen Open.
Kontaveit was born on Christmas Eve on 24 December 1995 in Tallinn, Estonia, to parents Ulle Milk and Andrus Kontaveit.
She started playing tennis at the age of six under the supervision of her mother Ulle, who is a tennis coach. Her mother remained as her coach until she was 11 years old.
“We’re both very stubborn, strong individuals,” Kontaveit said of her mother in an interview win May 2019. “I was very active as a kid and she’s definitely the reason I got started [with tennis], for sure.”
Kontaveit started playing competitive tennis when she was eight years old and won her first title when she was nine, at the finals of the Estonian Youth Championship (T-10).
“She’s wanted to compete since she was little,” explains her mother Ulle. “To be a winner, never to lose, whatever it takes. She’s loved all kinds of sports. She’s always done everything with great passion.”
When she was young, Kontaveit would divide her spare time between tennis, choir practice and folk dance.
In July 2004, she took part in the 17th Celebration of the Estonian Dance Festival. “A real Estonian has to participate in the dance or song celebration festival at least once in their life,” she explains.