• Brunet/Peyrat : "Excellent results"

    Régis Brunet, tournament director, and  Philippe Peyrat, community relations and sponsoring director at GDF SUEZ, expressed their satisfaction over the 18th Open GDF SUEZ. The vote is unanimous, the victory of Elena Dementieva, sponsored by the Group, is an excellent conclusion to this year's event.

  • Dementieva: "A dream come true"

    After eight times participating in the Open GDF SUEZ, Elena Dementieva finally tasted victory tonight at Stade Pierre de Coubertin. Elena had a difficult week which made this long-awaited victory even sweeter.

  • Safarova: « I Wanted to Win »

    Despite her loss to Elena Dementieva in the final of the Open GDF SUEZ, Lucie Safarova told us how happy she was with her week in Paris.

  • Dementieva at last !

    Russia’s Elena Dementieva claimed the Open GDF SUEZ title on her eighth main draw appearance. Despite a hard fight from her unseeded opponent Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic, she prevailed in 2h17 (6-7, 6-1, 6-4).

  • Reaction from the doubles winners

    Iveta Benesova and Barbora Zahlavova Strycov didn’t get a chance to play in their first final at the 18th Open GDF SUEZ. The two Czech players won following the withdrawal of Cara Black and Liezel Huber. Disappointed to not play, they hope to come back next year.

Dementieva will face Safarova

After her Victory over Melanie Oudin in 2h23 (4-6, 6-3, 6-3), Elena Dementieva will play for the second year in a row at the finals of the Open GDF SUEZ. Beaten by Amélie Mauresmo in 2009, this time she will compete with Lucie Safarova for a first title in Paris.

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Dementieva: « I Want to Enjoy the Final »

After a tough three-set win over Melanie Oudin, Elena Demetieva tells us more about how she came back into the match and her plans for Sunday's final.

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Oudin: « I Hope to be Back »

Despite her loss in the Open GDF SUEZ semi-final against Elena Dementieva, Melanie Oudin remained positive when she answered our questions after the match.

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Pennetta : « You have to be humble »

Despite her defeat by Lucie Safarova, Flavia Pennetta believes she played a good game. Number two seed at the 18th Open GDF SUEZ just considers that her opponent put forward a high quality game.

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Paris smiles at Safarova

As in 2007, Lucie Safarova will compete in the final of this year's Open GDF SUEZ. Victorious un three sets against Flavia Pennetta (4-6, 6-3, 6-4), The Czech gave away the first set before winning with an aggressive and varied game.

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Safarova: « I had to take risks »

Lucie Safarova shared her post-match impressions with us after upsetting Italy's Flavia Pennetta and reaching her second Open GDF SUEZ final.

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Oudin: « I'm a Fighter »

Despite a bad cold, Melanie Oudin answered questions about her victory over Hungary's Agnes Szavay and her first qualification for the semifinal of the Open GDF SUEZ.

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