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US OPEN TENNIS DAY 12 IN NEW YORK
Anna Chakvetadze reacts after a lost point in her semi final match against Svetlana Kuznetsova on day 12 at the U.S. Open in New York City on September 7, 2007. Svetlana Kuznetsov defeated Anna Chakvetadz 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 to advance to her first ever U.S. Open final. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo) .
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Anna Djambulilovna Chakvetadze (Russian: Анна Джамбулиловна Чакветадзе; born March 5, 1987) is a Russian professional tennis player (with Georgian roots). On September 10, 2007, she reached her career-high professional singles ranking of World No. 5. She has won eight WTA Singles Titles and appeared in the 2007 US Open semifinals. As of February 21, 2011, Chakvetadze is ranked World No. 49.

She began playing tennis at the age of eight after being introduced to the sport by her mother, Natalia. She travels for tournaments with her father. She speaks both Russian and English.

Chakvetadze hit her peak of World No. 5 in 2007 after a semifinal appearance at the US Open. Also in that year, she reached the quarterfinals at the Australian Open and the French Open, both of which were career bests for those events. Four of her eight career singles titles also occurred in 2007. She ended 2010 ranked inside the top 60 at number 56. The same year, she won 1 title and her 8th overall.

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