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Elena Dementieva

Elena Dementieva
Personal information
NameElena Dementieva
Елена Дементьева
ResidenceMonte Carlo, Monaco
Height1.80 m (5 ft 10.9 in)
Turned pro25 August 1998
Retired29 October 2010
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize moneyUS$ 14,867,437
Career record576 273
Career titles16 WTA, 3 ITF titles
Highest rankingNo. 3 (6 April 2009)
Grand Slam results
Australian OpenSF (2009)
French OpenF (2004)
WimbledonSF (2008, 2009)
US OpenF (2004)
Major tournaments
WTA ChampionshipsSF (2000, 2008)
Olympic GamesGold (2008)
Career record152 86
Career titles6 WTA, 3 ITF titles
Highest rankingNo. 5 (14 April 2003)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2005, 2006, 2007)
French Open3R (2004)
WimbledonSF (2003)
US OpenF (2002, 2005)
Major doubles tournaments
[[WTA Tour Championships|WTA Championships]W (2002)
Olympic Games1R (2004)

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Elena Viatcheslavovna Dementieva ( , -rujɪˈlʲenə dʲɪˈmʲentʲjɪvəElena_dementieva is a retired Russian professional tennis player. Dementieva is most notable for winning the singles gold medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. She won 16 WTA singles titles and reached the finals of the 2004 French Open and 2004 US Open. Dementieva achieved a career-high ranking of World No. 3, which was accomplished on 6 April 2009. She announced her retirement on 29 October 2010, after her final match at the 2010 WTA Tour Championships. Dementieva ended her career ranked World No. 9.

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