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The Russian tennis-player Elena Dementyev left in semi-final Wimbledon

on July, 1st for the first time in the solo career the Russian tennis-player Elena Dementyev left in semi-final Wimbledon. It has beaten the competitor Russian Nadezhda Petrova with the account 6:1, 6:7, 6:3. For the right to reach the final Dementyev will battle to American Vinus Williams, which at present - operating champion Wimbledon.
Russian Elena Dementyev in career became for the first time the semifinalist in single category Wimbledon. Dementevoj, posejannoj at the fifth number, it was necessary to battle to Russian Nadezhda Petrova (21 - j number). The meeting of compatriots has ended with the account 6:1, 7:6, 6:3. Dementyev conducted in the second set 5:1, but then has given five games successively and has lost game on thaw - a break. However in Dementyev`s solving set has managed to cope with itself and to win. Tennis-players have spent on court two and a half an hour. On a course of a match of Dementyev has made 4 ejsa, has admitted 9 double and 29 not compelled errors. Petrov 4 times has submitted navylet, has made 5 double and 42 not compelled errors.

Petrov already the second time in the career (for the first time - in 2005) cannot reach a stage of a semi-final of this Grand Slam tournament. Dementyev already took part in semifinal match Wimbledon in 2003, but in the pair category.

in a semi-final the Russian will meet operating champion of tournament Vinus Williams, posejannoj at the seventh number. That in chetvertfinalnom a duel has beaten tajku Tamarin Tanasugarn with the account 6:4, 6:3. Williams and Dementyev seven times played with each other various tournaments. Five of seven times won Williams.