Elena Dementieva (L) of Russia is embraced by her mother Vera Dementieva after announcing her retirement after her match against Francesca Schiavone of Italy during day four of the WTA Championships at the Khalifa Tennis Complex on October 29, 2010 in Doha, Qatar.Elena Dementieva (born October 15, 1981) is a Russian professional tennis player who has won two Olympic medals, including the Gold Medal in singles at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
She has homes in Monaco, Moscow and Boca Raton, Florida, and enjoys snowboarding, baseball, reading and traveling.On 10 June 2002, Venus and Serena became the first sisters to hold the No. She has also won fourteen Grand Slam doubles titles and two mixed doubles titles. 1 in doubles with Serena after they won their 4th consecutive grand slam doubles title at Roland Garros. On 21 June 2010, Venus and Serena again occupied the No. At the time, Venus had just celebrated her 30th birthday and Serena was three months shy of her 29th birthday, both ages at which many of their peers had retired.Her family lived in Osijek until June 1991, when they decided to leave due to the political instability and wars.They settled in Sombor, Serbia, for a short time and later, in 1994, emigrated to Australia.Find more Elena Dementieva news, pictures and information below.