Posted on Wed, Apr. 21, 2004
Joan Fleischman/Talk of Our Town
Kournikova's parents want a house divided
awsuit against Anna Kournikova
, 22, tennis star. Plaintiffs: her own mother and father.
and Sergei Kournikova
, along with Anna, own a seven-bedroom waterfront home on Miami Beach's Sunset Island 3. They bought it for $5 million in 2000.
''Each of the parties . . . has a one-third interest,'' says the suit, filed by attorneys Howard Rudolph
and David Leacock
. Anna's parents want the court to ''partition'' the property -- divide their interests equally so they get their money.
A family feud put them into Miami-Dade court. Says Rudolph: ``She's taking the position that this is her
house. Mom and dad were her managers and promoters. This was a house they all
Case is before Circuit Judge Ellen Leesfield
. Coincidentally, Leesfield, 53, recently took up tennis