Tuesday, August 19, 2008

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Elena Dementieva of Russia returns the ball during the women's singles gold medal match of Beijing Olympic Games tennis event against Dinara Safina of Russia in Beijing, China, Aug. 17, 2008. Elena Dementieva won the match and claimed the title in this event.

Elena Dementieva defeated Dinara Safina 2-1 in an all-Russian final to win the women's singles tennis gold medal at the Beijing Olympic Games on Sunday.

Dementieva scored a 3-6, 7-5 and 6-3 victory for the top honour.

Earlier, Vera Zvonareva ensured a clean sweep of medals for Russia by beating Chinese Li Na 6-0 and 7-5 in the bronze medal match.

Source: Xinhua

1 comment:

StatMan said...

Elena Dementieva did well winning the Olympic gold. Elena has been doing well lately and it shows in her current ranking. She moved up this week from # 7 to # 5. Good job Elena!