Russian tennis players Yelena Dementieva and Yelena Bovina reached the quarterfinals of Ordina Open tournament in Hertogenbosh, Holland. On Wednesday Russia's first racquet Yelena Dementieva won in a tough competition against German Bianka Lamade 6:4, 3:6, 6:1. It is worth noting that next week at the British Open Tournament - Wimbledon Tournament, the Russian tennis player will have the first game against the same German player.
The next competitor for Dementieva is Magdalena Maleyeva from Bulgaria.
As for Yelena Bovina, yesterday she took a victory against Martina Sucha from Slovenia /7:5, 6:3/ and will meet in the next round with Belgium Justine Henin.
In the course of the other tennis tournament in British Eastbourne, Russian Anastasia Myskina in a tough game snatched a victory from Japanese Ai Sugiyama - 7:5, 7:6 /7:3/ and also reached a level of the quarterfinals. She is to meet in the next round with Anna Kremer from Luxembourg.
It is also worth mentioning Martina Navratilova, who made a comeback to the world of sports. Having won in three sets of the first round against Russian Tatiana Panina, she was defeated by energetic Daniela Hantuchova from Slovenia - 6:2, 2:6, 2:6.
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