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Russia's Dementieva announces retirement

Russia's Elena Dementieva announced her retirement from tennis on Friday, after losing in straight sets to Francesca Schiavone at the WTA Championships.

sports Updated: Oct 29, 2010 21:46 IST

Russia's Elena Dementieva announced her retirement from tennis on Friday, after losing in straight sets to Francesca Schiavone at the WTA Championships.

The 29-year-old won the gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and was making her 10th appearance at the season-ending tournament.