Elena Dementieva reaches Sony Ericsson Championships semifinals as Serena Williams withdraws

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Elena Dementieva and Serena Williams were supposed to fight for the last spot in the semifinals of the Sony Ericsson Championships, but the third-seeded American withdrew shortly before the match due to a stomach...

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

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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...

Vera Zvonareva moves into Sony Ericsson Championships final

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Vera Zvonareva’s fantastic form continues to bring fruitful results, as the eighth seed defeated fellow Russian Elena Dementieva 7-6(7) 3-6 6-3 to reach the final of the Sony Ericsson Championships in Doha. In the first...

Elena Dementieva wins Olympic gold, Russians take all medals

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Elena Dementieva is the singles gold medalist at the Beijing Olympics, having defeated fellow Russian Dinara Safina 3-6 7-5 6-3. What an achievement for Russian tennis, all the three medals were taken by Russian players...

Dementieva exits Cincinnati early, Clijsters beats Safina

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Elena Dementieva lost in the second round of the Western and Southern Financial Group Women’s Open to fellow Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, while Kim Clijsters avenged her 2009 Cincinnati loss to Dinara Safina and progressed...

Elena Dementieva beats Francesca Schiavone in Dubai semis

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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...

Li upset at Malaysian Open, top seed Dementieva through

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China’s Li Na, who has risen to No.10 in the rankings after reaching the Australian Open semifinals, lost 6-1 5-7 6-2 to Germany’s Tatjana Malek in the first round of the inaugural Malaysian Open. Chinese...