Elena Viatcheslavovna Dementieva, born on 15 October 1981, is a retired Russian tennis player. Dementieva won the silver medal at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney followed by a gold medal in singles at 2008 Olympics in Beijing. She has won 16 WTA singles titles also arrived at the the finals of French Open in 2004 and US Open of the same year. Dementieva won the WTA Championship in doubles with Janette Husarova in 2002 and was two times runner-up in US Open doubles finals. According to the career-high ranking throughout the World, she was ranked no. 3, achieved on 6 April 2009. After her final match at the 2010 WTA Tour Championships, Dementieva announced her retirement on 29 October 2010. She was ranked World No. 9 before she ended her career.
At the age of 7, before being engaged at Spartak Tennis Club she was rejected by Dynamo Sports Club and the Central Red Army Tennis Club. Then at the same Spartak Tennis Club she was coached by Rauza Islanova, for 3 years. Dementieva likes snowboarding, baseball and she’s very much fond of traveling.
Height in Inches – 70.87 inches
Height with Shoes/Heels – 6 feet 0.5 inches – 6’2″
Weight in 2014 kg and Lbs(Pounds) – 64 Kg /141.1 pounds
Figure Size(Bust/Breast – Waist – Hips/Butt) –
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Birthdate & Age in 2014 – 15th october, 1981 & 32 years
How Rich? Net Worth(in Dollars) – $14 Million – Prize Money
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Shoe Size(US) – 9.5
- Dementieva was born on 15 October 1981.
- Elena’s game has one weak point that is the serve whereas her forehand is one of her powerful and strongest shots.
- Her mother’s name is Vera, who was a teacher by profession, is the one who travels with her most of the time.
- A former tennis player, Leila Meshki, from Georgia was assigned as a tour mentor to guide Dementieva.
- In the year 1995, she played her debut in a professional tournament in her home town of Moscow.
Controversies and Relationships:Dementieva married Maxim Afinogenov in Moscow, who is a professional hockey player on 16 July.
Brands and Endorsements:At the age of 13, in France, Dementieva played her first international tournament and also won, Les Petits As. And then in 1997, she made her place in the WTA top 500. She became professional in 1998 and in 1999 she establishes herself in the top 100.
Dementieva won US$869,740 in prize money since she has played the most tournaments among year-end. In Amelia Island, Florida at the Bausch & Lomb Championships, she won her first WTA title in which Dementieva was the lowest being on 10th to win the tournament in 24-year in history. Her success carried with her when she reached the semifinals of the Wimbledon doubles with Lina Krasnoroutskaya, in which they defeated the Venus and Serena Williams team . At the end of the year Dementieva stood in the top 10 for the first time being on 8th position worldwide.