Elena Dementieva made a shocking announcement by announcing her retirement at the end of her match against Francesca Schiavone at the season-ending WTA Championships in Doha.
She delivered a touching speech that sent everyone in tears including Vera Zvonareva and Kim Clijsters.
All seven of the other players involved in the end-of-season event gathered on court to pay tribute to the beautiful Russian player.
Elena, you'll be greatly missed!
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