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
Tuesday, May 29, 2007
RG 07: Elena reaches 2nd round with no hiccups
Well, not totally no hiccups. There were unforced errors all over the court... but the main thing is that Elena Dementieva needed only over an hour to reach the second round. She bested Angelique Kerber 6-3 6-2. The first set was a bit close because Elena comitted a ton of unforced errors. But the second set was a joy, not for Kerber, but for Elena and her fans.

The tally of unforced errors in the first set was a bit disturbing as she had 30 while Kerbers total points won in that set was only 32. Whew! It's good that she was able to wrap it up quickly. Anyway, the encouraging stat about today's match is that she ventured to the net not just a couple of times. She was 88% (7/8) in net approaches and it's nice to see her being aggressive.

Next up for her is Mathilde Johansson who bested the slumping Anna Lena Groenefeld 7-5 6-4. Johansson and Dementieva has never met before. 126th ranked Johansson would be the fan favorite in that match as she is a local. Dementieva would be the heavy favorite in this match and I hope she delivers.

Good Luck Elena!!!


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