Elena Dementieva

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Gajdosova's love match at Aussie Open

Ed Jackson The saying is that you should never mix business with pleasure but Jarmila Gajdosova is excited about teaming up with fiance Sam Groth at the Australian Open.

Russian revolution on track in Sydney

Ed Jackson The Sydney International's Russian revolution has begun, with in-form pair Elena Dementieva and Dinara Safina cruising into the quarter-finals on Tuesday.

Dellacqua eliminated in Sydney

Ed Jackson Australian tennis star Casey Dellacqua admitted she's struggling to cope with heightened expectations after a disappointing exit from the Sydney International.

Gajdosova into second round in Sydney

Ed Jackson Slovakian-born Australian Jarmila Gajdosova has waltzed into the second round of the Sydney International with a straight sets win over Italian Karin Knapp.

Williams edges Stosur in Sydney thriller

Ed Jackson Serena Williams has survived a massive scare to reach the second round of the Sydney International with a tense three-set win over local hope Samantha Stosur.

World No.4 Dementieva eyes first slam

Robert Lowe A great start to the tennis year but world No.4 Elena Dementieva is cautious about reading too much into her victory in the ASB Classic in Auckland.

Dementieva wins Auckland tournament

World No.4 Elena Dementieva beat unseeded fellow Russian Elena Vesnina 6-4 6-1 on Saturday to win the ASB Classic tennis tournament in Auckland.

Dementieva advances in Auckland

Robert Lowe Top seed Elena Dementieva cruised into the ASB Classic tennis semifinals in Auckland with a straight sets victory over Israeli Shahar Peer.

Serena eyes fourth Australian Open crown

Adrian Warren Tennis superstar Serena Williams has declared herself over a hamstring problem and primed for another assault on a fourth Australian Open crown.

Dellacqua in Sydney International tennis

Rising tennis star Casey Dellacqua has secured a place in the main draw for the Sydney International next month.

Mauresmo to play Sydney International

Former No.1 Amelie Mauresmo will join the world's top four women in a star-studded line-up at the Medibank International in January.

Venus reaches first WTA champs final

Richard Eaton Venus Williams has reached the final of the WTA Tour's year-end event for the first time in her career.

Sisterly tears as Venus whips Serena

Richard Eaton Venus Williams made certain of reaching the last four of the WTA Championship with a landslide 5-7 6-1 6-0 victory over sister Serena Williams in Doha.

Venus a great chance to qualify in Doha

Venus Williams has continued her recent revival with another high quality win in the WTA year-end championships in Doha.

Jankovic more dangerous as world No.1

Richard Eaton Jelena Jankovic gave a warning with both words and deeds that she feels a better player for coming into the WTA year-end championships as world No.1.

Williams sisters in WTA Championship

Richard Eaton Serena and Venus Williams find themselves with their most dreaded obstacle as they seek to reach the final of the women's tour climax.

Back to best Ivanovic takes Linz title

Serbian top seed Ana Ivanovic won the $US600,000 ($A891,000) WTA event in Linz with an impressive 6-2 6-1 demolition of Russian second seed Vera Zvonareva.

Dementieva clinches Luxembourg WTA Title

Russia's Olympic champion Elena Dementieva clinched the Luxembourg WTA title in three hours to see off Danish fourth seed Caroline Wozniacki 2-6 6-4 7-6 (7-4).

Dementieva earns easy win over Mauresmo

Top-seeded Elena Dementieva beat former world number one Amelie Mauresmo 6-4 6-0 in the Fortis Championships quarter-finals.