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
Saturday, August 11, 2007
Dementieva out of Top 15 for the first time since 2003
When you look at the Sony Wricsson WTA Tour rankings on Monday, you would be surprised not to see Elena Dementieva in the Top 15. With today's loss against Maria Sharapova 3-6 4-6, Elena Dementieva will slip to No. 17 in the world rankings.

Now I get it why Elena has to play Toronto next week, to try and boost her ranking so she can be seeded inside the top 16 of the US Open. She usually doesn't play that event. I hope she does well next week and get more ranking points.

Davai Elena!
posted by mjgrace22 @ 1:21 PM  
  • At 8:22 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    This is a bad news! But how is possible? Last week semifinal doesn't calculated? In the match against Sharapova I believed in her victory for a several reasons, but she has "Sharapova's illness"... In my opinion Elena
    must search a good new coach, not her mother... she has the possibility for playing much better... Anyway we always support her. Let' go Lena!

  • At 4:59 AM, Blogger mjgrace22 said…

    This is very bad news indeed. Last week's semifinals is calculated but the WTA rankings is calculated based on a 52-week thing. Since she's defending champion this week, she is also defending a lot of points which she wasn't able to get back. Also, as you can probably remember, she didn't play for 6 or weeks earlier this year and she missed both Indian Wells and Miami, hence a big drop in ranking points. She wasn't also able to defend her quarterfinal points from Wimbledon last year. We'll be in bigger trouble if she doesn't get at least to the quarters of the US Open.

    I've said this a lot of times before to my friends, not a lot in this site though. Elena needs a proper coach. Having your mom by your side is nice but Elena's game isn't going much further without a new coach. She absolutely needs someone who can guide her and help her strategic game.

    Thank you so much for reading my blog. I hope you like it and I hope to meet an Elena fan like you in the future. :)

  • At 6:48 PM, Anonymous ea said…

    Thanks for the answer, and sorry for my english... So, I think she won't play at Madrid this year... bye :-)

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