Russian Tennis Digest: Zvonareva, Dementieva, Sharapova

  • Vera Zvonareva gets the “Best Tennis Player” award in Russia. She plans to graduate next year with a degree in International Economics. Her topic of the thesis: “Sport as an instrument to raise Russia’s competitiveness in the world.” (
  • Shamil Tarpischev has offered Elena Dementieva a vice-president position at the Russian Tennis Federation. No word on if she accepted it or not.
  • Maria Sharapova’s post on her Facebook page: “The word of the week is SORE!! My team is killing me (this is a good thing), we have been working really hard on fitness the past 2 weeks and now we will start to focus more on tennis (thank you!!).”

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