The year was just her beginning to the professional tennis atmosphere and her improvements were seen in 2001.
Harkleford, who was somewhat of a headline-grabber herself at that point having been dubbed the Britney Spears of tennis and likened to Anna Kournikova, was swept aside 6-2 6-1 by the Russian.
Here's a look at sexy athletes from around the world, who've ditched their clothes to make it to the cover of famous International magazines! Last night, some passersby could witness an arrest of a hot young brunette! Following her defeat to Serena Williams in the first round of the French Open that year, Harkleroad was asked about her Playboy shoot.
I was representing a female athlete's body.