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Last Updated: Saturday, 5 June, 2004, 12:49 GMT 13:49 UK
Gamewatch: Myskina v Dementieva
Result: Myskina 6-1 6-2 Dementieva

All the action as Anastasia Myskina beats Elena Dementieva in the French Open to become the first Russian woman to win a Grand Slam title.


Second set:

Myskina 6-1 6-2 Dementieva
Myskina recovers from break point down to win her first Grand Slam title.

Myskina 6-1 5-2 Dementieva
Dementieva shouts in frustration as she delivers yet another double fault. It does not help. She sends in another to face break point, and her 10th of the match leaves Myskina serving for the title.

Myskina 6-1 4-2 Dementieva
Dementieva is looking to make a fight of it, but she continues to be undone by her lack of consistency. Myskina holds to 30.

Myskina 6-1 3-2 Dementieva
Dementieva begins the game with two double faults, but recovers well. She unleashes two stunning winners to move to 40-30 and holds on.

Myskina 6-1 3-1 Dementieva
Dementieva is beginning to look more and more downcast, and Myskina is allowed another easy game.

Myskina 6-1 2-1 Dementieva
The crowd are willing Dementieva to put up a fight and applaud wildly when Dementieva breaks a run of eight games against her.

Myskina 6-1 2-0 Dementieva
Myskina comfortably consolidates the break, and is completely in charge of the match.

Myskina 6-1 1-0 Dementieva
Dementieva plants a backhand into the net and faces another break point. She saves it with a stunning crosscourt forehand but Myskina earns another chance. A poor volley allows Myskina an easy lob, which gives her a seventh straight game.


First set:

Myskina 6-1 Dementieva
The crowd do their best to lift Dementieva, but she is unable to respond. She misjudges a forehand to give Myskina two set points and the sixth seed takes it with a sizzling backhand down the line.

Myskina 5-1 Dementieva
Things go from bad to worse for Dementieva. She powers a backhand into the net to lose a fifth straight game and leave Myskina serving for the first set.

Myskina 4-1 Dementieva
Dementieva has deuce when her scrambled pick-up clips the net and drops over, forcing the error from Myskina. Dementieva wastes a break point with a wayward forehand, and after five deuces and a third double fault from Myskina, the sixth seed finally holds.

Myskina 3-1 Dementieva
Dementieva delivers her fourth double fault and Myskina goes on to earn a break point. She wins it with a deep backhand which sets up an easy put-away.

Myskina 2-1 Dementieva
Dementieva is all aggression, but Myskina is frustrating her opponent by scrapping on the baseline. The sixth seed is the first player to hold serve.

Myskina 1-1 Dementieva
Dementieva's shaky serve is in evidence already. Three double faults in her opening service game hand Myskina the break back.

Myskina 0-1 Dementieva
Both players are in their first Grand Slam final, and understandably there are signs of nerves. Dementieva is the more aggressive in the opening game and Myskina delivers a double fault on break point.




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