Elena Viatcheslavovna Dementieva (Russian: ???¯?æ?«?ø ??¥¥??æ¥?¯?ø?ý???ý?«?ø ???æ?¬?æ?«¥?¥??æ?ý?ø,j¦??l?ýen? d?ý¦??m?ýentj¦v? (help?úinfo); born 15 October 1981) is a Russian professional tennis player, who has won two Olympic medals in singles, including the gold medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Her performance at the Olympics is the strongest of any competitor in recent times, with an 11ƒ??2 record. She has also reached the finals of two Grand Slam events. Her career high ranking was World No. 3 which she achieved on April 6, 2009. As of 11 January 2010, she is ranked World No. 5.