Davenport drops from Bank of West Classic

STANFORD, Calif., July 14 (UPI) -- American Lindsay Davenport pulled out of the Bank of the West Classic Monday because of an injured right knee.
American Olympic tennis team named

American Olympic tennis team named

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 26 (UPI) -- James Blake and both Venus and Serena Williams were named Thursday to the U.S. tennis team that will compete in this summer's Beijing Olympics.
Injured Davenport withdraws from Wimbledon

Injured Davenport withdraws from Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England, June 26 (UPI) -- Lindsay Davenport, bothered by a knee injury, withdrew Thursday from The Championships at Wimbledon.

Radwanska wins Istanbul Cup tennis

ISTANBUL, Turkey, May 24 (UPI) -- Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland was an easy 6-3, 6-2 winner over Russia's Elena Dementieva in the Istanbul Cup tennis tournament final Saturday in Turkey.

Russia leads the U.S. 2-0 at Fed Cup

MOSCOW, April 26 (UPI) -- Russia raced out to a 2-0 lead against the United States Saturday in Fed Cup semifinal play in Moscow.

Russia, U.S. finalize Fed Cup teams

MOSCOW, April 16 (UPI) -- Svetlana Kuznetsova leads Russia in its Fed Cup semifinal against the United States next week in Moscow.
Davenport ill, withdraws at Florida event

Davenport ill, withdraws at Florida event

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla., April 12 (UPI) -- An ailing Lindsay Davenport withdrew Saturday from her scheduled semifinal match at the Bausch & Lomb tennis championships in Amelia Island, Fla.

Sharapova reaches Amelia Island semis

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla., April 12 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova rallied past Alona Bondarenko Friday to reach the semifinals of the Bausch & Lomb Championship at Amelia Island, Fla.

Sharapova leads the way into quarterfinals

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla., April 10 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova, Amelie Mauresmo and Lindsay Davenport led the way into the quarterfinals Thursday at the Bausch & Lomb Championships at Amelia Island, Fla.

Davenport among second-round winners

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla., April 9 (UPI) -- Anna Chakvetadze, Amelie Mauresmo and Lindsay Davenport were second-round winners Wednesday at the Bausch & Lomb Championships.

Sharapova and Davenport win in Amelia

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla., April 8 (UPI) -- Top seed Maria Sharapova advanced to the third round Tuesday at the Bausch & Lomb Championships and three-time champion Lindsay Davenport also won.

Henin, Serena, Venus win; Davenport out

MIAMI, March 31 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Justine Henin, reigning champion Serena Williams and three-time winner Venus Williams advanced Monday at the Sony Ericsson Open.
Henin moves on to fourth round in Miami

Henin moves on to fourth round in Miami

MIAMI, March 31 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Justin Henin cruised to a 6-2, 6-1 win over Sara Errani of Italy Sunday in the third round of Miami's Sony Ericsson Open.

Davenport a second-round winner in Miami

MIAMI, March 29 (UPI) -- Former world No. 1 American Lindsay Davenport was a second-round winner Saturday at the $3.77 million Sony Ericsson Open in Miami.

Teen claims first-round win in Miami

MIAMI, March 27 (UPI) -- Tamira Paszek, who at 17 is one of the emerging prospects on the WTA circuit, won her opening round match Thursday at the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami.
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Lindsay Davenport
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

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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