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Serena Williams continues run as WTA No. 1-ranked player

Serena Williams continues run as WTA No. 1-ranked player

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Serena Williams' run atop the WTA rankings is likely to last quite a while yet, a situation that will put her in even more historic company.
Jankovic back in WTA Top 10; Serena builds huge lead for No. 1

Jankovic back in WTA Top 10; Serena builds huge lead for No. 1

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Jelena Jankovic returns to the Top 10 and No. 1-ranked Serena Williams has a huge lead in Monday's update of the WTA rankings.
Another step up in the career records for Serena Williams

Another step up in the career records for Serena Williams

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Serena Williams already firmly ensconced as the No. 1 player in the world, is looking at more all-time records after she picked up her 54th WTA title.
No. 1 Serena at another milestone -- tie for 5th-most WTA titles

No. 1 Serena at another milestone -- tie for 5th-most WTA titles

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 22 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Serena Williams has pulled into a tie for fifth-most WTA titles with 53.
Serena Williams collects seventh title of 2013

Serena Williams collects seventh title of 2013

BASTAD, Sweden, July 21 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Serena Williams rolled to her seventh championship of 2013 with a straight-set win over Johanna Larsson at the Collector Swedish Open.
Serena Williams, on record streak, remains No. 1

Serena Williams, on record streak, remains No. 1

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., May 20 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Serena Williams increases her lead this week in the women's world tennis rankings and Sara Errani sets a personal best by moving to fifth.

Maria Sharapova defends Stuttgart title with win over Li Na

STUTTGART, Germany, April 28 (UPI) -- Defending champion Maria Sharapova repeated as titlist at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix Sunday, rolling past Li Na in straight sets.
Aaarenka bests Sharapova at China Open

Aaarenka bests Sharapova at China Open

BEIJING, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Victoria Azarenka topped second-ranked Maria Sharapova in a final for this third time this year in taking Sunday's China Open championship match.
Radwanska, Petkovic back in women's Top 10

Radwanska, Petkovic back in women's Top 10

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Agnieszka Radwanska and Andrea Petkovic both jumped into the Top 10 in the updated world women's tennis rankings Monday.

Davenport pregnant with second child

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Pro tennis player Lindsay Davenport disclosed Wednesday she is pregnant and said she would leave the WTA Tour for an indefinite period.
Davenport to play at Australian Open

Davenport to play at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Longtime women's tennis star Lindsay Davenport will compete in the Australian Open, the first grand slam tournament of the 2009 season.

Lisicki wins first-round match in Tashkent

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Sabine Lisicki dropped just one game Monday in cruising to a first-round win at the $145,000 Tashkent Open tennis tournament in Uzbekistan.

Olympic champ advances at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Recently crowned Olympic gold medalist Elena Dementieva was among those moving into the third round of the women's draw at the U.S. Open Wednesday.
Davenport out of Olympics tennis

Davenport out of Olympics tennis

BEIJING, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- American tennis star Lindsay Davenport withdrew Friday from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games because of a lingering right knee injury.
Davenport, Venus Williams withdraw

Davenport, Venus Williams withdraw

CARSON, Calif., July 19 (UPI) -- Veteran American tennis players Venus Williams and Lindsay Davenport have withdrawn from the East West Bank Classic because of injuries.
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MIA2000032602- 26 MARCH 2000-MIAMI, FLORIDA, USA: Lindsay Davenport ranked # 2 in the world in action against opponent Silvija Talaja (22) March 26 during early round action. Davenport moved on in the Ericcson open in Key Biscayne, Fl. UPI sk/Susan Knowles
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Infobox last updated on: April 14, 2008.

Lindsay Ann Davenport (born June 8, 1976 in Palos Verdes, California) is a former World No. 1 American professional tennis player. She has won three Grand Slam singles tournaments and an Olympic gold medal in singles. In 2005, Tennis magazine ranked her as the 29th-best player of the preceding forty years. She is one of only four women (the others being Steffi Graf, Martina Navratilova, and Chris Evert) since 1975 who has been the year-end World No. 1 at least four times. Davenport finished 1998, 2001, 2004, and 2005 as the top ranked player.

Davenport is the daughter of Wink Davenport, who was a member of the U.S. volleyball team at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, and Ann Davenport. She attended both Chadwick School in Palos Verdes Peninsula, California and Murrieta Valley High School in Murrieta, California. Davenport currently owns a home in the Irvine, California neighborhood of Shady Canyon.

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