[Reuters] Open-Dementieva overcomes serving demons to advance

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08-31-2004, 03:01 AM
NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - French Open runner-up Elena Dementieva served 11 double faults but battled to a 2-6 6-1 6-2 victory over fellow Russian Dinara Safina to advance to the second round of the U.S. Open on Monday.