Amanda Anisimova is an American professional tennis player. WTA No. 21 is her career-high, and she has been in the world’s top 100 since she was 17 years old. A two-time WTA Tour champion, Anisimova has made three WTA Finals appearances.
Anisimova began playing tennis at an early age under the tutelage of her father, Konstantin, and her older sister, Maria, who went on to become an exceptional players herself.
When Anisimova was just a few years old, her parents decided to relocate their family to Florida in order to provide their children with better training options. She was ranked as high as No. 2 in the world as a junior.
Two further Grade-A championships were added to her US Open singles triumph last year. At the French Open girls’ singles finals, she made history as the first American woman to reach the final in over a decade.
At the 2018 Indian Wells Open, Anisimova made her WTA Tour debut, defeating Petra Kvitová and becoming the youngest player to win a top-10 match on the WTA Tour at the age of 16.
In April 2019 at the age of 17, she won her maiden WTA championship, the Copa Colsanitas, and in January 2022 at the age of 20, she won her second title, the Melbourne Summer Set.
Amanda Anisimova Parents: Konstantin Anisimov and Olga Anisimova
American professional tennis player Amanda Anisimova was born to his parents Konstantin Anisimova (father) and Olga Anisimova (mother).
For the sake of her older sister, Maria, her parents fled from Russia to the United States before she was born. They were employed in the financial and banking sectors of their respective fields.
Sadly, Konstantin Anisimova passed suddenly in August of this year, only a few months before Amanda turned 18.
It had recently been announced that Amanda Anisimova’s parents had divorced, and she had moved in with her mother. However, it was stated that she was still in touch with her father on a regular basis.
With her mother Olga and older sister Maria Egee, Anisimova returned to Miami after withdrawing from the US Open. In late September of that year, she returned to competition for a short time, although she was still grieving.