Dementieva back after a long break

Elena Dementieva, ranked 13th, plays at J&S Cup in Warsaw, which starts on Monday, after an injury has put her off court from an early February. She injured her rib while playing in Antwerp,...

Dementieva beat Meilen Tu in Poland

Seventh seed Elena Dementieva needed 159 minutes to overwhelm unseeded Meilen Tu of America 6-7 (5), 6-0, 7-5. This was Russian's first match since February 15th, and the first one she has won since February...

Dementieva, Garrigues clinch titles

Saturday was the final day of the Istanbul Cup and the Strasbourg Open. Elena Dementieva (left) won the title in Turkey, while Anabel Medina Garrigues (right) cruised to victory in France. Elena, the 13th-ranked player...

Dementieva fights, but Henin advances to Stuttgart semifinals

Elena Dementieva was a tough opponent, she battled and kept the match uncertain, but world number one Justine Henin was simply too strong and advanced to the semifinals of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix...

Elena Dementieva beats Serena Williams for Kremlin Cup title

Elena Dementieva claimed her first Kremlin Cup title on Sunday with a 5-7 6-1 6-1 victory over fourth-seeded Serena Williams in their fifth career meeting. This title has a special significance to the Russian, since...

Elena Dementieva beats Ana Ivanovic, reaches Dubai semifinals

Eighth-seeded Elena Dementieva of Russia beat third-seeded Ana Ivanovic of Serbia 5-7 6-3 6-3 to reach the semifinals of the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships. The match was very close. Both players faced many break points....

Elena Dementieva beats Francesca Schiavone in Dubai semis

Eighth seed Elena Dementieva defeated Francesca Schiavone 5-7 7-5 6-2 in the second semifinal of the day, and will face fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova in the Saturday’s final of the $1.5 million Barclays Dubai...

Elena Dementieva rallies past Svetlana Kuznetsova for Dubai title

Elena Dementieva came from a set down and beat fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova 4-6 6-3 6-2 for the title at the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships. World No.11 Dementieva, who became the first-ever Russian singles champion...

Jelena Jankovic reaches semifinals at Sony Ericsson Open as Elena Dementieva retires

Jelena Jankovic moved into the semifinals of the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami after Elena Dementieva retired from their quarterfinal match when trailing 6-1 3-1. The first two games of the match were long, filled...

Elena Dementieva beats Ana Ivanovic, will face Dinara Safina in German Open final

Seventh seed Elena Dementieva defeated defending champion Ana Ivanovic 6-2 7-5 at the Qatar Telecom German Open to set up an all-Russian final against Dinara Safina. Ana Ivanovic is yet to beat Elena Dementieva, as...
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