Elena Dementieva

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American Oudin Upsets No. 4 Dementieva

No. 70 Melanie Oudin wins 5-7, 6-4, 6-3

(Newser) - Tiny but determined American teen Melanie Oudin delivered the biggest upset of the US Open so far with a 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 victory over no. 4 Elena Dementieva today at Flushing Meadows, the New York Times reports. “When I play with no fear, that’s when I play my... More »

It's Serena vs. Venus in Wimbledon Final

(Newser) - Venus Williams set up another Wimbledon final match against her sister, following Serena’s semifinal victory today over Elena Dementieva with her own thrashing of top seed Dinara Safina, the AP reports. Serena, a two-time winner of the tournament and the No. 2 seed, battled for a 6-7 (4), 7-5,... More »

Serena and Safina Reach Aussie Final

Federer beats Roddick in straight sets

(Newser) - Serena Williams steamrolled into her fourth Australian Open final today with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Elena Dementieva. The No. 2 seed hit 10 aces while Dementieva stumbled with strings of double faults. Williams will face Dinara Safina, who won her semifinal in straight sets over Vera Zvonareva. The matches... More »

Serena Reaches Third Straight Final

Williams beats Cornet in straight sets for her 14th win in a row

(Newser) - Serena Williams reached her third consecutive final and won her 14th straight match when she beat Alize Cornet of France 7-5, 6-3 at the Family Circle Cup today. In tomorrow's final, she faces the winner of an all-Russian semifinal between No. 4 Elena Dementieva and No. 9 Vera Zvonareva. Fifth-seeded... More »

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