Davenport, Dementieva, Kuznetsova, Jankovic win; Chakvetadze upset

Updated: August 25, 2008, 11:50 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW YORK -- Coming off winning Olympic gold, Elena Dementieva showed her mettle at the U.S. Open, rallying in the second set Monday to beat Akgul Amanmuradova 6-4, 7-5.

Back from Beijing with her gold medal, Dementieva won the final four games. The fifth-seeded Russian was glad to win quickly and give her mind and body a break.

"It's very hard not to think about the Olympic Games," Dementieva said. "Very difficult to refocus. I mean, all my thinking is there in Beijing."

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