Elena Dementieva

Elena Dementieva

Olympic medal record
Women's tennis
Competitor for Russia
Gold 2008 Beijing Singles
Silver 2000 Sydney Singles

Elena Viatcheslavovna Dementieva (Russian: Елена Вячеславовна Дементьева, ; born 15 October 1981) is a retired Russian professional tennis player. Dementieva is best known for winning the singles Gold medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, having previously won the silver medal at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. She won 16 WTA singles titles, reached the finals of the 2004 French Open and 2004 US Open and reached seven other Grand Slam semi finals. Dementieva was also part of the Russian team that won the 2005 Fed Cup, won the 2002 WTA Championship doubles with Janette Husárová and was the runner-up in two US Open doubles finals – in 2002 with Husárová and in 2005 with Flavia Pennetta. Dementieva achieved a career-high ranking of World No. 3, which was accomplished on 6 April 2009. She announced her retirement on 29 October 2010, after her final match at the 2010 WTA Tour Championships. Dementieva ended her career ranked World No. 9 and between 2003 and 2010 she only ended one year, in 2007, outside the top 10.

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2009 US Open (tennis) - Day-by-day Summaries - Day 4 (September 3)
... American Melanie Oudin upsetting hot favorite and US Open Series champion Elena Dementieva in the second round ... Seeded players who joined Dementieva and Janković were Alona Bondarenko, who lost to Gisela Dulko, and Patty Schnyder, who lost in straight sets, while Sabine Lisicki lost in three to the last Australian and ... Seeded players out Women's Singles Alona Bondarenko, Elena Dementieva, Jelena Janković, Sabine Lisicki, Patty Schnyder Men's Doubles Simon Aspelin / Paul Hanley, Łukasz Kubot / Oliver ...
Elena Dementieva - In Popular Culture
... Cake, a comedic band from Aurora, Colorado, created a song about Dementieva and fellow Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova ... The song is called "Dementapova." Dementieva appeared in the music video of Igor Nikolayev's song "Kak Ty Prekrasna" (How Beautiful You Are) ...
2008 Qatar Telecom German Open - Review
... She defeated Elena Dementieva (who had defeated defending champion Ivanovic in the semi-finals) in the final, in the 14th all-Russian final on the WTA Tour, and the third of five in the 2008 season (Dementieva ... Alyona Bondarenko, Jelena Janković lost to Elena Dementieva and Anna Chakvetadze went down in her first match to Victoria Azarenka, who eventually made her first ever Tier ... for her part, was defeated in the semi-finals by Elena Dementieva the defeat dropped her to World No ...
Caroline Wozniacki - Career - 2009
... Wozniacki started the season in Auckland, where she lost to Elena Vesnina in the quarterfinals ... In Miami, she scored her first win over Elena Dementieva, before losing to another Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova in the quarterfinals ... In Charleston, she defeated top seed Elena Dementieva in the semifinals, before losing the final to Sabine Lisicki ...
Marion Bartoli - Tennis Career - 2007
... Rezaï, 6–2, 6–4, Andrea Petkovic, 0–6, 6–2, 6–3, and 13th seed Elena Dementieva, 6–2, 6–4 ... A week later in Eastbourne, she got to her second successive semifinal, dispatching Elena Dementieva in the quarterfinals, 6–1, 6–0, before losing to world no ... Nakamura, 7–6, 6–1, after a first-round bye, but lost to Elena Dementieva in the third round, 4–6, 5–7 ...