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Serena Williams Defeats Elena Dementieva in a Grueling Match

Posted by on Thursday, 2 July, 2009

Elena Dementieva at Wimbledon 2009, originally uploaded by EvianInsiders.
WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND – JULY 02: Elena Dementieva of Russia takes a break during the women’s singles semi final match against Serena Williams of USA on Day Ten of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 2, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images for Evian)

Serena Williams defeats Russia’s Elena Dementieva in the women’s singles semi-final at Wimbledon 6-7 7-5 8-6. The longest women’s semi-final at Wimbledon in the era of Open tennis, by most accounts the finest women’s match at the 2009 Championships so far.