Meet Elena Dementieva, a Russian tennis star who also happens to be one of the hottest women in the sport. She’s been playing at Wimbledon this week. Read her biography and see photos and a video of her below.
Elena Dementieva fell to American Venus Williams today at Wimbledon. Williams gained a 6-1 7-6(3) victory that will take her to the finals for the seventh time. Dementieva and Chinese phenomenon Zheng Jie had hoped to stop the Williams sisters and they have certainly made the sisters work for every gain they have gotten. Dementieva was overpowered by Williams from the beginning of the first match, however, in the second match she forced a tiebreak. She was defeated on the first tiebreak.
Dementieva defeated Nadia Petrova 6-1, 6-7, 6-3 in quarterfinals putting her in the semi-finals for the first time in her impressive career. She’s been an Olympic silver medalist and has been in the world top ten for ten years.
Elena Vyacheslavovna Dementieva was born October 15, 1981 in Moscow, Russia. She is 26-years-old. She is 5′ 11″ and weights 140 pounds. She’s been referred to as the “Tennis Lolita�?. She has been an international tennis champion since she was 13-years-old. Elena turned pro in 1998.