Her issues with her serve were further compounded by the fact that the altered ball toss made it difficult to control whether the ball would land in the service box, meaning that she had low first-serve percentages and double faulted frequently. She won her next event though, the Fortis Championships Luxembourg, defeating Caroline Wozniacki in three sets in the final. In her second consecutive Wimbledon semifinal, Dementieva played out a thriller against the No. Quand Myskina et elle entrèrent en demi-finales, là encore c'était sans précédent. She then played at the Madrid Open, where she defeated Aleksandra Wozniak in the first round 6–0, 6–1. At Dementieva's first tournament of the season, the Medibank International in Sydney, she lost in the first round to Sofia Arvidsson. 3 Elena Dementieva at the 2013 Fed Cup Final. Elle perdit contre sa compatriote, tête de série no 6 Anastasia Myskina dans une finale russo-russe sans précédent. Dementieva began the year representing Russia in the Hopman Cup partnering Igor Andreev. Elle est passée professionnelle en 1998 et entra parmi les 100 premières en 1999. 8). 6, Victoria Azarenka, in the quarterfinals and semifinals respectively, winning in straight sets on both occasions. La dernière Russe à avoir atteint une finale de grand chelem était alors Olga Morozova en 1974, l'entraîneur de Dementieva. 1 at the end of this tournament. [10], Dementieva began the spring clay-court season at the Family Circle Cup in Charleston, a Premier event. En simple, elle bat la Kazakhe Yaroslava Shvedova et la Britannique Laura Robson mais perd contre l'Allemande Sabine Lisicki. After receiving a bye in the first round, she was upset by the Czech Republic's Petra Cetkovská. She defeated Olga Govortsova, Sybille Bammer and 24th seed Daniela Hantuchová to advance to the 4th round where she wasted four match points before falling to fifth seed Samantha Stosur. 5, one spot lower from 2008 year end ranking. In the quarterfinals, Dementieva held on to defeat compatriot Nadia Petrova after Dementieva failed to hold serve while serving for the match in the second set at 5–1 and 5–3. 5, Lindsay Davenport. In the lead up to the US Open, Dementieva took part in three tournaments. At the French Open, Dementieva defeated 11th-seeded Zvonareva in the fourth round, but lost her quarterfinal match against Safina in three sets after Dementieva had a match point while leading 5–2 in the second set. Dementieva played three hard court tournaments during the summer and was seeded fifth at all three. She moved her ball toss to the right, and added large amounts of slice to her serve. L'ancien président russe Boris Eltsine assista à cette confrontation. At the year-ending WTA Championships, Dementieva won her first round-robin match in the Maroon group against Venus after trailing 3–6, 1–3 in the second set. Elle atteint tout de même la finale de New Haven une semaine avant l'US Open mais s'incline dans un match épique de près de 3 heures contre Caroline Wozniacki. She had double faulted as many as 19 times in a match and hit 50 mph first and second serves. Dementieva was then the fifth seed at the Dubai Championships. She won 16 WTA singles titles, reached the finals of the 2004 French Open and 2004 US Open and reached seven other Grand Slam semifinals. In the match, Dementieva had ten double faults as her serve disintegrated. It is estimated that she holds an impressive net worth of $15 million. Dementieva finished 2009 as the world No. 15/01/2009 Добавлены новые фотографии с турнира в Сиднее. At the J&S Cup in Warsaw, she lost to Venus Williams. Avec Myskina no 5 et Nadia Petrova no 9, c'était la première fois que trois Russes apparaissaient dans le top 10 féminin. Dementieva then travelled to Paris for the Tier II Open Gaz de France indoor tournament. Début 2008, elle remporte son quatrième tournoi de Tier II à Dubaï contre Svetlana Kuznetsova. At the Pacific Life Open, despite double faulting 79 times in six matches, Dementieva reached the final. Watch an interview with former world No. She won the first set easily 6–0, but only managed to win one game after that, losing the next two sets. Seeded first, she was upset in the second round by the eventual finalist Virginie Razzano. I'm getting older, and I haven't won a Grand Slam, so that's really what I'm thinking about all the time. En route to her sixth career title, she defeated everyone who had beaten (or, in the case of the US Open, would beat) her at the 2006 Grand Slam tournaments – Schruff in the second round, Peer in the third round, Sharapova in a semifinal (for the first time since 2003), and Janković in the final. 9. Her serve made major improvements by the end of her career, and, in the 2009 Wimbledon semifinal, her serve peaked at 112 mph (181 km/h), her first serve speed averaged at 104 mph (167 km/h), and her second serve speed averaged 91 mph (148 km/h). She reached the final but was unsuccessful in her attempt to win a singles title at the same tournament in consecutive years, which would have been a career first. As a member of the Maroon Group, Dementieva fell to Caroline Wozniacki and defeated Sam Stosur. In 2009 after the US Open, Elena was awarded the Order of Honour by the Russian president Dmitry Medvedev at the Kremlin in Moscow. En double, elle atteignit les demi-finales de Wimbledon en équipe avec sa compatriote Lina Krasnoroutskaïa, battant les sœurs Williams en chemin. Elle fait une série de tournois sur terre battue avec des performances s'améliorant peu à peu. She defeated Petra Martić in the first round and Anabel Medina Garrigues in the second round. En finale, elle affronte la no 1 mondiale Serena Williams mais loin de son meilleur niveau et diminuée par une douleur au genou, celle-ci s'incline 6-3, 6-2, permettant à Elena Dementieva de conserver son titre. Three weeks later, she lost to Bartoli again in the quarterfinals of the tournament in Eastbourne, East Sussex 1–6, 0–6. PARIS - MAY 22: Elena DEMENTIEVA of Russia during her practice at French Open, Roland Garros on May 22, 2010 in Elena Dementieva (RUS), professional tennis player. In the second round she lost to wild card, former world No. She was upset in the third round of the French Open by Marion Bartoli the following week. Elle pratique un tennis à risque qui engendre des fautes directes mais aussi des points gagnants spectaculaires. [7] Between 2004 and 2009, Dementieva was the WTA tour leader in double faults for every year but 2008; in 2009, she served 387 double faults. [1] Dementieva revealed during an interview with Eurosport that she had decided that 2010 would be her last season at the start of the year. Elle atteignit le second tour de l'Open d'Australie et de Roland-Garros, fut sortie au premier tour de Wimbledon et alla au troisième tour de l'US Open. Later that year at the US Open, after first round losses at Wimbledon to Sandra Kleinová and the Summer Olympics to eventual bronze-medalist Alicia Molik, Dementieva reached her second Grand Slam final, defeating Mauresmo and Jennifer Capriati en route, both in third set tie-breaks. Après ce début tonitruant (le meilleur de sa carrière), Dementieva subit un peu le contrecoup puisqu'elle chute dès son entrée en lice à Indian Wells face à la Tchèque Petra Cetkovská puis en huitièmes de finale à Miami battue par la prometteuse danoise Caroline Wozniacki. Dementieva was up a break in each set but committed 42 unforced errors and lost each of her last five service games. Elle possède un coup droit d'attaque très incisif, capable de désarçonner les adversaires les plus redoutables en défense. Elle avait déjà été médaillée d'argent en 2000 lors des Jeux olympiques de Sydney. 1999 fut aussi l'année qui la vit disputer ses premiers tournois du Grand Chelem, se qualifiant pour l'Open d'Australie, Roland-Garros et Wimbledon et entrant directement dans le tableau de l'US Open. She began her summer season by losing to Dominika Cibulková in the second round of the Tier I Rogers Cup in Montreal. [11] Dementieva survived a 2–5 deficit in the second set and saved three consecutive match points on her own serve at 3–5 in that set. Elena Viacheslavovna Dementieva (Russian: Еле́на Вячесла́вовна Деме́нтьева, [jɪˈlʲɛnə dʲɪˈmʲenʲtʲjɪvə] (); born 15 October 1981) is a Russian former professional tennis player. La Russe participe ensuite au tournoi de Sydney dont elle est tenante du titre. À la suite de ce tournoi, elle réintègre le top 10, à la 9e place. À l'Open d'Australie, elle s'incline au second tour face à la revenante Justine Henin (7-5, 7-6). Patty Schnyder, Victoria Azarenka et Dinara Safina font les frais d'une Dementieva revenue à son meilleur niveau. Pour la troisième fois de sa carrière elle arrive en finale de ce tournoi mais cette fois, elle repart avec le trophée puisqu'au terme d'un très bon match, elle bat en trois sets 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 Serena Williams pour s'adjuger son plus beau titre chez elle. At the Premier 5 Pan Pacific Open, she lost in the second round to Kateryna Bondarenko. Elle est mariée au joueur de hockey sur glace Maksim Afinoguenov depuis juillet 2011. In the final, she defeated an unseeded Maria Sharapova to win her third title of the year and 14th of her career. Plus tard, cette même année, à l'US Open, elle atteignit sa deuxième finale de grand chelem, battant les têtes de série no 8 Jennifer Capriati et no 2 Amélie Mauresmo. Elena Dementieva obtient également de bons résultats grâce à une condition physique excellente qui fait d'elle la joueuse du circuit WTA ayant le meilleur pourcentage de réussite lors des matchs en 3 sets. Source : (en) « Classements de Elena Dementieva », sur le site officiel du WTA Tour. Elle annonce sa retraite sportive le 29 octobre à la suite de son élimination en poules lors des Masters à Doha, au cours d'une cérémonie sur le court à laquelle participent sa mère ainsi que les autres joueuses participant au tournoi[4],[5]. En mai, à Roland-Garros, alors tête de série no 9, elle réussit à atteindre pour la première fois la finale d'un tournoi du grand chelem, battant au passage l'ancienne no 1 Lindsay Davenport en deux sets. Dementieva was also known for her excellent athleticism and speed around the court. [18] Her record includes singles victories over Venus Williams, Mary Pierce, Amélie Mauresmo and Kim Clijsters.[19]. Dementieva achieved a career-high ranking of world No. She had lost her last nine matches played there. In her first Wimbledon semifinal and her first Grand Slam semifinal since the 2005 US Open, Dementieva lost to eventual champion Venus Williams. Dementieva began her season by winning the ASB Classic in Auckland. 10 for one week. Elle parle trois langues : russe, anglais et français. En 2000, elle fit son entrée dans les 20 meilleures en remportant plus de 40 matchs de simple et en gagnant plus de 600 000 dollars. Dementieva's next tournament was the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, which was the first Premier Mandatory event of the year. Dementieva then reached her first Wimbledon quarterfinal before losing to fourth seeded Sharapova. 853 Followers, 594 Following, 201 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Elena Dementieva (@elena.dementyeva) 1 upon completion of the tournament. Malgré tout, elle termine la saison sur une note positive puisqu'elle gagne enfin la Coupe du Kremlin, tournoi qui lui tient à cœur puisqu'il se dispute à Moscou, sa ville natale. 2001 fut la deuxième année où elle réussit à se maintenir dans les 20 meilleures au classement WTA. 0 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from ‘elenadementieva’ hashtag In the semifinals, she faced Jelena Janković. Son année 2007 laissera un piètre souvenir, après une bonne performance (huitièmes de finale) en Grand Chelem à Melbourne et une demi-finale perdue face à Martina Hingis à Tokyo où elle ne peut conserver son titre, elle se blesse à un adducteur l'empêchant de participer à l'Open Gaz de France et la forçant à l'abandon à Anvers. [13] As a result of her performances in these three tournaments, Dementieva secured the US Open Series crown. Dementieva qualified for the year-ending WTA Championships for the seventh straight time, the only active player to do so. Elle conserva son rang à l'Open d'Australie où elle fut battue par la prometteuse no 79, Jelena Janković. In the semifinals, she was beaten by Mary Pierce in three sets; the momentum of the match changed in Pierce's favor when, with Dementieva up a set, Pierce received 12 minutes of on-court medical treatment. 466.1k Followers, 949 Following, 1,609 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Elena Delle Donne (@de11edonne) Pour la première fois de l'ère Open, trois joueuses russes (Dementieva, Myskina et Sharapova) avaient atteint les quarts de finale d'un tournoi du grand chelem. En 1997, elle entra dans le classement WTA des 500 meilleures joueuses. 1, Amélie Mauresmo, in the third round. She announced her retirement on 29 October 2010, after her final match at the 2010 WTA Championships. Elena Viacheslavovna Dementieva (Russian: Еле́на Вячесла́вовна Деме́нтьева, [jɪˈlʲɛnə dʲɪˈmʲenʲtʲjɪvə] (listen); born 15 October 1981) is a Russian former professional tennis player. As the seventh seed, Dementieva reached the finals of the Pan Pacific Open where she faced top seed Caroline Wozniacki. She then won her second consecutive tournament by defeating compatriot and second-seeded Dinara Safina in the final.[9]. 1 player. Dementieva's breakthrough year was 2004. 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Playing for Russia in Fed Cup in Moscow, Dementieva defeated Zhang Shuai, helping Russia to an emphatic 5–0 win over the Chinese. Get the latest Elena Dementieva news, photos, rankings, lists and more on Bleacher Report She is considered to be one of the most talented players never to have won a Grand Slam tournament. Elle remporte son septième titre là même où dix ans auparavant elle avait conquis son deuxième titre ITF en junior, elle promet de revenir en 2008, si son âge le lui permet encore. 3.1K likes. Dementieva Elena is winner of Rogers Cup 2009 Elena DEMENTIEVA (RUS) at Roland Garros 2010. At the Western & Southern Women's Open in Cincinnati, she defeated Yanina Wickmayer and Caroline Wozniacki to reach the semifinal. At the French Open she was upset in the third round by Shahar Pe'er 6–4, 7–5. La dernière modification de cette page a été faite le 25 juillet 2020 à 09:53. Because of this, she failed to reach to the semifinals. Après un quart de finale à Stanford (perdu face à Maria Sharapova en 3 sets), elle ne réussit pas à réitérer sa demi-finale de l'année dernière à Cincinnati et perd son titre à Montreal. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Au terme d'un match très accroché (3-6, 7-5, 6-3), elle bat sa compatriote, Dinara Safina et décroche ainsi le titre olympique, ce qui était l'objectif de sa saison[2]. 9, with 16 WTA singles titles and 2 Grand Slam final appearances. At the Rogers Cup in Toronto, Dementieva defeated Serena Williams to reach her fourth final of the year. Dementieva was the 12th seed at the US Open. During the year, she became the top-ranked Russian player, a position previously held by Anna Kournikova since December 1997. Son retour s'effectue tranquillement à la J&S Cup de Varsovie où elle s'arrête au deuxième tour. In the quarterfinals of the US Open, Dementieva defeated top ranked Lindsay Davenport for her second victory over a current No. She booked her place in the semi-finals of the tournament, where she faced Italian 17th seed Francesca Schiavone, after comeback from a set down to win over Nadia Petrova in the quarterfinals. Her first-round loss at the Zurich Open the following week, however, caused her ranking to fall to world No. Mais reprenant sa marche en avant, elle atteint ensuite la finale de l'Open GDF Suez à Paris, où elle s'incline face à Amélie Mauresmo. Elle chute face à Serena Williams en demi-finale. Dementieva then played at the inaugural Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur. Towards the end of her career, Dementieva developed into an all-court player, frequently approaching the net to volley and finish points. Malgré cette victoire, elle finit sa saison au-delà du top 10 (11e) pour la première fois depuis 2003 et elle ne réussit pas à se qualifier pour le Masters, qui réunit les huit meilleures joueuses, pour la première fois depuis 2000. Découlant d'une réforme du circuit WTA inaugurée en 2009, les tournois WTA « Premier Mandatory » et « Premier 5 » constituent les catégories d'épreuves les plus prestigieuses, après les quatre levées du Grand Chelem. Tennis tournament, in Indian Wells, California. Sa saison américaine sur dur n'est pas brillante. With fifth-ranked Anastasia Myskina and ninth-ranked Petrova, it was the first time that three Russians appeared in the WTA top 10 simultaneously. She defeated Li Na on her way to the quarterfinals before losing in straight sets to Agnieszka Radwańska. In 2000, she entered the top 20 by winning more than 40 singles matches for the second straight year and earned more than $600,000. En février, elle déclara forfait avant de disputer un tournoi et se résigna à faire de même à Indian Wells en mars. Discover what happened on this day. Dementieva remarked afterwards, "Yeah, it is disappointing, you know. However, she was upset in the quarterfinals by Katarina Srebotnik. Transliteration Elena Vjačeslavovna Dement'eva; * 15. Elena Dementieva (RUS) during second round match against Melinda CZINK (HUN) at the National Tennis Center in. Dementieva said in her speech that it had been an honour to be part of the tour. 3, which was accomplished on 6 April 2009. Her career win-loss record at this tournament fell to 3–14. 19/08/2008 Добавлены фото с Олимпиады в Пекине Elena Dementieva We are so excited to announce that Elena Deméntieva is joining us for this years Legends Cup! In the deciding doubles match, Dementieva and Alla Kudryavtseva fell to Mattek-Sands and Liezel Huber. Dementieva suffered a major shoulder injury in 2000, and altered her service motion to reduce the pain she felt when serving. Elle enchaîne avec une demi-finale à Stuttgart puis un huitième à Madrid, où elle est battue par Mauresmo. Forte de dix matchs remportés à la suite, elle apparaît comme l'une des grandes favorites à l'Open d'Australie. This was Dementieva's fourth career Tier II tournament title but her first since 2006. She defeated Srebotnik in the second round and Nadia Petrova in the quarterfinals. At the Tier I Family Circle Cup in Charleston, Dementieva lost in the semifinals to compatriot Vera Zvonareva dropping her ranking to world No. She reached the semifinals before succumbing to seventh-seeded Ágnes Szávay from Hungary. In doubles, she won the 2002 WTA Championships with Janette Husárová and was the runner-up in two US Open doubles finals – in 2002 with Husárová and in 2005 with Flavia Pennetta. À Roland Garros, elle s'incline dès le 3e tour face à Samantha Stosur (3-6, 6-4, 1-6). She did not repeat as champion at the Rogers Cup after suffering a two-sets loss to Zheng Jie in the third round. Elle se qualifie ainsi pour sa seconde finale de l'année, où elle affronte la Tchèque Lucie Šafářová, tombeuse en demi-finale de Flavia Pennetta, tête de série no 2 du tournoi. Après une demi-finale à l'US Open, elle remporte le Tournoi de Luxembourg, lui permettant d'ajouter une 11e coupe à son palmarès. Dementieva's final event of the year was the WTA Tour Championships, where she qualified for the third consecutive year, as the No. Fiche de la star, personnalité ⭐ Elena Dementieva - Sport : Joueuse de tennis. By the way, if you love tennis and beaches, please follow us on Instagram to discover the world's most beautiful tennis beach resorts. At the WTA Tour Championships, Dementieva lost all three round robin matches against Mauresmo, Pierce, and Kim Clijsters with the same score each time: 2–6, 3–6. Dementieva played the most tournaments among year-end top 10 players (27) and won $869,740 in prize money. À Miami, tête de série no 5, elle élimina Venus Williams en demi-finale pour rencontrer Serena Williams. Dementieva was born in Moscow to Viatcheslav, an electrical engineer, and Vera, a teacher—both recreational tennis players. At the Premier 5 Dubai Championships, Dementieva became the 27th woman during the Open era to record 500 career singles victories by defeating Sybille Bammer in the first round. 2, Ana Ivanovic, and Francesca Schiavone (who defeated world No. 20, her lowest ranking since 2002. Pole defeats Russian fourth seed Elena Dementieva 6-4 6-3 in Indian Wells She will play second seed Caroline Wozniacki in the semifinals The Dane … À l'issue de ce tournoi, Dementieva atteint la 3e place mondiale, devenant la sixième russe seulement à atteindre le top 3 depuis de l'ère Open[3]. In 2002, Dementieva and her partner Janette Husárová reached the final of the US Open and won the year-ending WTA Tour Championships. À Wimbledon, no 6, elle se fit surprendre au premier tour par la no 129 Kleinova en 3 sets. Despite clear injuries, she managed to come from a set down and breaks down in the second and third sets to defeat Aleksandra Wozniak in the third round and ran past Chanelle Scheepers in the fourth round. ... Dreamstime Facebook Dreamstime Twitter Dreamstime Pinterest Dreamstime Instagram Dreamstime Linkedin Dreamstime YouTube. Elle remporta aussi des titres à Bali et Shanghai contre Chanda Rubin les deux fois. 3. Dementieva made few net approaches except to return drop shots or to take advantage of weak returns from her opponents. In the fourth round, she defeated Shahar Pe'er to become the highest seeded woman left in the draw after the early round defeats of first seeded Ivanovic, second seeded Janković, third seeded Sharapova, and fourth seeded Kuznetsova. At the US Open, Dementieva reached the quarterfinals for the fourth time, losing to Janković in straight sets. Justine Henin booked her place in the third round of the Australian Open after she claimed a 7-5 7-6 (8-6) victory over fifth seed Elena Dementieva in Melbourne on Wednesday. The shutdown is a result of … À l'Open d'Indian Wells elle s'incline nettement face à la Polonaise Agnieszka Radwańska en quart de finale sur le score de 6-4, 6-3. At the China Open, she suffered a 6–7, 6–7 loss to Ana Ivanovic in the third round. Elena Dementieva is p… Au terme d'un nouveau match accroché en trois sets (65-7, 6-1, 6-4), elle remporte pour la première fois de sa carrière le titre à Coubertin, tournoi où elle s'était inclinée au même stade de la compétition face à Amélie Mauresmo en 2009. Although Dementieva's serve made major improvements over her career, it was always considered her weak spot. 568 Followers, 289 Following, 3 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Elena Dementieva (@ellenaeva14) 1 Justine Henin in the quarterfinals. The match was widely heralded as the best women's match of 2009. Elena Viatcheslavovna Dementieva (en russe : Елена Вячеславовна Дементьева) est une joueuse de tennis russe née le 15 octobre 1981 à Moscou, professionnelle de 1998 à 2010. Dementieva was the fifth seed at the French Open.