Svetlana Kuznetsova into China Open semis, Elena Dementieva upset

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Last year’s runner-up Svetlana Kuznetsova advanced to the semifinals of the China Open, while Elena Dementieva fell at the same tennis complex where she won her Olympic gold medal 14 months ago. The sixth-seeded Kuznetsova...

All outfits Elena Dementieva wore in 2009

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We’re continuing to fulfill readers’ wishes, and as Marine kindly asked, we have compiled an overview of Elena Dementieva's 2009 tennis outfits. I have to say I’m not a fan of the Yonex-clad Dementieva’s on-court...

Serena Williams, Elena Dementieva to battle for Sydney title

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Serena Williams and Elena Dementieva reached the final of the Medibank International Sydney. The American did it the more complicated way, while the Russian cruised past her semifinal opponent. The top-seeded Williams had lost the...

Elena Dementieva beats Serena Williams to defend Sydney title

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Russian Elena Dementieva won the Medibank International Sydney title for the second successive year with a 6-3 6-2 victory over Serena Williams in the final. Williams was troubled by a sore left knee, but said...

Justine Henin battles past Elena Dementieva to reach round three of Australian Open

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Justine Henin’s comeback is in full speed. The Belgian, a wildcard at the 2010 Australian Open, knocked out fifth seed Elena Dementieva 7-5 7-6(6) in the second round. Currently unranked Henin saved two set points...

Elena Dementieva wins in Paris, Vera Zvonareva in Pattaya City

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Two Russians took the two tournaments that finished this weekend: Elena Dementieva won the Open GDF SUEZ in her ninth attempt, and Vera Zvanareva successfully defended her PTT Pattaya Open title. Dementieva, top-seed and last...

Elena Dementieva rallies past Svetlana Kuznetsova for Dubai title

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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...

Justine Henin gets past Elena Dementieva at Sony Ericsson Open

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Wildcard Justine Henin advanced to the third round of the Sony Ericsson Open with a 6-3 6-2 victory over world No.6 Elena Dementieva. The former world No.1 Henin, now ranked 33rd, faced no break points...

Elena Dementieva beats Patty Schnyder, reaches US Open semifinals

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Fifth seed Elena Dementieva eased past 15th seed Patty Schnyder 6-2 6-3 to reach her fourth US Open semifinal. The Russian broke twice to take the first set. In the second set the Swiss broke...

Dementieva upset in Warsaw, Sharapova cruises in Strasbourg

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Second seed Elena Dementieva suffered her third loss in five matches of the European clay season, falling to Bulgarian qualifier Tsvetana Pironkova at the Polsat Warsaw Open. Maria Sharapova’s warm-up for the French Open...