Doha Day 4 Gallery
There wasn't a dry eye around as Elena Dementieva called it a career. All that and more...
Published October 29, 2010 12:00
After falling to Francesca Schiavone, Elena Dementieva announced she was retiring from professional tennis.
Elena Dementieva's retirement speech brought tears to the eyes of most, if not all, of the Doha participants.
Elena Dementieva hugged her mother and longtime coach, Vera, during her on-court retirement ceremony in Doha.
Vera Zvonareva said a few words to Elena Dementieva, a fellow Russian, on how proud their nation is of her.
A group picture of all of the WTA Championships - Doha 2010 players after Elena Dementieva's retirement.
Fans of Kim Clijsters were ready to cheer her on as she faced Vera Zvonareva in the second match of the day.
Kim Clijsters was up by a break twice in the first set and twice in the second set against Vera Zvonareva.
Vera Zvonareva rallied from behind in both sets during a 64 75 win over Kim Clijsters on Friday evening.
Caroline Wozniacki posed with her year-end No.1 trophy, having clinched the year-end No.1 ranking Thursday.
World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki and WTA Chairman & CEO Stacey Allaster posed with the year-end No.1 trophy.