September 27, 2000

USA (Venus Williams) vs. Russia (Elena Dementieva)

There might have been a few seconds at some point during this match when Elena had a chance, but that ended quickly as did everything else here. Venus absolutely destroyed the young Russian to take the gold medal!

Elena serves Elena walking back to serve

Liz and Toni taking in the action Elena on the backhand

Venus's ground stroke Venus serves for the Gold medal!

Talking to the reporters Me at Center Court

Video Clips (MPEG)

Elena Dementieva serves and volleys (1.9MB)