Elena Dementieva

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Current Tournament

Flushing Meadows, New York
August 27-Sep 9
Grand Slam

2R: Bammer[19] def Dementieva[14] 6-1 6-2
2R: Dementieva[14] def Cetkovska 6-3 6-2
1R: Dementieva[14] def Cohen-Aloro 6-4 6-3
2R: Dementieva/Pennetta vs Raymond/Stosur[2]
1R: Dementieva/Pennetta def Laine/Wozniacki 6-4 6-1
Next Tournament/s
US Open Aug 27-Sep 9
WTA Rankings
1. Henin, Justine [1]
2. Sharapova, Maria [2]
3. Jankovic, Jelena [3]
4. Kuznetsova, Svetlana [5]
5. Ivanovic, Ana [4]
6. Chakvetadze, Anna [6]
7. Mauresmo, Amelie [7]
8. Petrova, Nadia [9]
9. Williams, Serena [8]
10. Bartoli, Marion[11]
11. Hantuchova, Daniela[10]
12. Schnyder, Patty [12]
13. Dementieva, Elena [15]
14. Williams, Venus[13]
15. Vaidisova, Nicole [14]
16. Safina, Dinara [16]
17. Hingis, Martina [17]
18. Golovin, Tatiana [18]
19. Peer, Shahar[19]
20. Bammer, Sybille [20]
Sony Ericsson Race
1. Henin 3675
2. Jankovic 3475
3. Ivanovic 2707
4. Kuznetsova 2546
5. Sharapova 2340
6. Williams, S. 2141
7. Chakvetadze 2106
8. Williams, V. 1740
9. Petrova 1698
10. Hantuchova 1684
16. Dementieva 1357
Past Tournament

New Haven, Connecticut
August 20-26
Tier 2

QF: Kuznetsova[1] def Dementieva[6] 4-6 6-3 3-0 ret. (nausea)
QF: Dementieva[6] def Bartoli[3] 6-4 6-2
2R: Dementieva[6] def Harkleroad 6-1 7-6(6)
1R: Dementieva[6] def Santangelo 6-2 3-6 6-0
Not entered
Thursday, October 05, 2006
Cramping Dementieva wins
Elena Dementieva[3] defeated Slovenian Katarina Srebotnik 4-6 7-5 7-5 in the second round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany. Dementieva collapsed on the court before serving for the match in the third set due to cramps.

"I didn't want to give up and I put in so much, everything that I had today."

That is why Elena Dementieva is my favorite tennis player. She might be streaky but she never gives up. She will be facing either Shahar Peer or Patty Schnyder in the quarters.

Davai Elena!

On other news, Dementieva was asked about the Sharapova's announcement of her availability in next year's FedCup tie against Spain. Here's what Elena had to say:

"If she (Sharapova) plays it's going to be very helpful for the team," said
Dementieva. "She's a very strong player and we have a lot of chances to win if
she's playing."

"I don't see any problems with her father," said Dementieva.

"He's an emotional guy but it is nothing to do with his daughter. Maria
is a nice girl and I don't see any problems."

Nice words from Elena. I hope she gets selected in next year's FedCup team.
posted by mjgrace22 @ 9:11 AM  
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