Elena is a relative veteran in her sport of Tennis at the age of 30, however she is at her very peak, with a highest ever World ranking. She took Gold at the Olympics in the Womens Doubles tennis with her partner Makarova. As well as that she had her best solo year, reaching a Grand Slam Semi Final for the first ever time at Wimbeldon. In doubles tennis she was runner up at the French Open in Womens Double and a winner at the Australian Open in Mixed Doubles, before finally winning the WTA Tour Championship finals in Singapore.
Here are some new 2016 images