Seven tennis stars honored at the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Player Awards

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The annual Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Player Awards were announced in Miami on Wednesday and seven players received the honor for their achievements during 2009. World No.1 Serena Williams won her third Tour's Player of...

Alisa Kleybanova wins inaugural Malaysian Open for maiden WTA title

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Russia’s Alisa Kleybanova overcame both a rain delay and top-seeded compatriot Elena Dementieva to win her first WTA title at the Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur. The fourth-seeded Kleybanova survived some tough matches prior to...

Li upset at Malaysian Open, top seed Dementieva through

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China’s Li Na, who has risen to No.10 in the rankings after reaching the Australian Open semifinals, lost 6-1 5-7 6-2 to Germany’s Tatjana Malek in the first round of the inaugural Malaysian Open. Chinese...

Elena Dementieva wins in Paris, Vera Zvonareva in Pattaya City

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Two Russians took the two tournaments that finished this weekend: Elena Dementieva won the Open GDF SUEZ in her ninth attempt, and Vera Zvanareva successfully defended her PTT Pattaya Open title. Dementieva, top-seed and last...

Justine Henin battles past Elena Dementieva to reach round three of Australian Open

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Justine Henin’s comeback is in full speed. The Belgian, a wildcard at the 2010 Australian Open, knocked out fifth seed Elena Dementieva 7-5 7-6(6) in the second round. Currently unranked Henin saved two set points...

Elena Dementieva beats Serena Williams to defend Sydney title

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Russian Elena Dementieva won the Medibank International Sydney title for the second successive year with a 6-3 6-2 victory over Serena Williams in the final. Williams was troubled by a sore left knee, but said...

Serena Williams, Elena Dementieva to battle for Sydney title

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Serena Williams and Elena Dementieva reached the final of the Medibank International Sydney. The American did it the more complicated way, while the Russian cruised past her semifinal opponent. The top-seeded Williams had lost the...

Russians beat Asians in the Glam Slam – Showdown of Champions in Kuala Lumpur

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Elena Dementieva, Maria Kirilenko, Sania Mirza and Zheng Jie took part in an annual exhibition tournament the Glam Slam - Showdown of Champions in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Our friend HCFoo attended the meet-the-fans session...

All outfits Elena Dementieva wore in 2009

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We’re continuing to fulfill readers’ wishes, and as Marine kindly asked, we have compiled an overview of Elena Dementieva's 2009 tennis outfits. I have to say I’m not a fan of the Yonex-clad Dementieva’s on-court...

WTA players’ favorite vacation destinations

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The Sony Ericsson WTA Tour interviewed Vera Zvonareva, Elena Dementieva, Jelena Jankovic, Samantha Stosur and Svetlana Kuznetsova about their favorite place for a holiday. Poor Samantha Stosur, she had to go to Bali instead of...