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Tennis Season: A Monthly Review of 2010 (Part 4)

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Added by Tennis News on July 15, 2010 at 5:53pm — No Comments

Serena vs. Elena: Best instructional match-up?

2010 Medibank International - Day 6

Yesterday while watching the Sydney finals between Serena Williams and Elena Dementieva, it occurred to me that these women have a future market in producing instructional tennis tapes if they wish. It’s incredible the degree to which their rivalry produces consistently high quality and creative tennis. They have faced each other 11 times in their career, with Serena having… Continue

Added by tennischick on January 16, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Dementieva claims title at ASB Classic

Elena Dementieva beat fellow Russian Elena Vesnina 6-4 6-1 in the ASB Classic final and won her 12th singles title.

Dementieva, ranked No. 4 and the tournament’s top seed, cruised past Vesnina in an 88-minute final, and now has a chance to continue her good games on the first Grand Slam of the season.



The first set lasted about 50 minutes and featured five breaks. Vesnina played aggressively in the early stage, attacking second serve of… Continue

Added by Krsto Arsenijevic on January 10, 2009 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Quote of the day: Elena Dementieva



"Her defensive game is just phenomenal, and it's almost impossible to hit a good shot from the baseline because she can cover the whole court. No matter what shot you hit, she is able to get to it and hits everything back at you. It seems like she…
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Added by Svetlana on October 11, 2008 at 1:24pm — No Comments

JJ's third title in a row?



Jelena Jankovic rallied from a set down to advance to the final of the Kremlin Cup with a 0-6, 6-1, 6-0 victory over defending champion Elena Dementieva.



Elena, the third seed blew Jelena off the court in the first set, but Jelena made a great come back and took 12 of the last 13 games to clinch the see-saw encounter that lasted one hour 45… Continue

Added by Svetlana on October 11, 2008 at 9:54am — No Comments

Elena Dementieva - US Open 25. August Interview

Q. How did you feel out there today? I'm just wondering if you felt a little sluggish.

ELENA DEMENTIEVA: Well, you know, really it's very hard not to think about the Olympic Games, you know, and very difficult to refocus and just to get ready, you know, for the Open, because… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 26, 2008 at 1:46pm — No Comments

Olympic tennis medalists photos

Olympics Day 9 - Tennis
Olympics Day 9 - Tennis
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Added by Svetlana on August 17, 2008 at 4:53pm — No Comments

Elena Dementieva wins Gold medal!



Elena Dementieva beat Dinara Safina 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 to win the Olympic Games women's singles gold medal!



The 2000 silver-medallist overcame an error-strewn first set to lead a Russian podium sweep after Vera Zvonareva claimed the bronze medal earlier.



“I never… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 17, 2008 at 4:50pm — No Comments

Elena Dementieva arrived to Beijing



No. 5 seed, Russian Elena Dementieva arrived to Beijing. She was spotted by the reporters and was obviously in a god mood with a smile on her face!





(photos via… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 8, 2008 at 5:21am — No Comments

Elena Dementieva interview about Olympics



Here is an interview Elena Dementieva did for ITF Tennis site, called "Olympic spotlight on...Elena Dementieva".



Q: How exciting was it for you to win the silver medal at the Sydney Olympics?



ED: I think that was the most exciting moment in my career. I will never forget my first silver medal. I was playing the… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 7, 2008 at 7:47am — No Comments

Tennis beauties posed in Dubai to photographer Lorenzo Agius



Earlier this year while playing tournament in Dubai, several tennis beauties posed to Lorenzo Agius for Getty Images.

Lorenzo captured the spirit and glamour of the women's tennis stars in series of portraits.

You can see Justine Henin, Ana Ivanovic, Jelena Jankovic, Anna Chakvetadze, Maria Kirilenko, Alona and Kateryna Bondarenko, Elena Dementieva and Agnes… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 6, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Video - Elena's Abode

When in Paris, Russian star Elena Dementieva likes to get away from the hustle and bustle of hotels and tournament life by renting an apartment with her mother near the Roland Garros site. Here's a rare look at her charming… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 4, 2008 at 11:47am — No Comments

Safina Ruined Sharapova's Roland Garros Dream

Dinara Safina saved a match point before coming from behind to stun world No. 1 Maria Sharapova and proved her title credentials with 6-7 (6-8) 7-6 (7-5) 6-2 win.



Sharapova was discomfited throughout by Safina's deep hitting and struggled to put her game… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 2, 2008 at 1:05pm — No Comments

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