Surprising Brian Vahaly wins again

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 12 (UPI) -- Brian Vahaly upset third seed Juan Carlos Ferrero of Spain, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, on Wednesday in the second round of the Pacific Life Open.

Capriati, Safin advance at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 11 (UPI) -- Marat Safin recovered from a 1-4 third-set deficit and a hole in his sneaker to beat Stefan Koubek, 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, at the $4.55 million Tennis Masters event.

Safin, Capriati rally to win

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 10 (UPI) -- Russian Marat Safin stepped out of a pair of holes Monday to advance to the second round of the Pacific Life Open.

Capriati advances to quarters

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 8 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Jennifer Capriati routed Denisa Chladkova of the Czech Republic, 6-2, 6-2, on Saturday to reach the quarterfinals at the Pacific Lite Open.

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Capriati wins in return

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 6 (UPI) -- Playing for the first time since a first-round loss at the Australian Open, second seed Jennifer Capriati breezed past Antonella Serra Zanetti of Italy on Thurs

Raymond falls at State Farm Classic

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Lisa Raymond continued her struggles in the first round of the State Farm Classic Wednesday.

Rain distrupts State Farm Classic

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A wide-ranging news conference by Serena Williams was the highlight of the State Farm Women's Classic Tuesday as rain forced the suspension or postponement of a

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Rubin, Daniilidou advance at Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Chanda Rubin returned from a three-week break Monday to roll past fellow American Jill Craybas, 6-3, 6-1, in the first round at the $585,000 State Farm Women's

Henin-Hardenne wins Dubai Open

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Top seed Justine Henin-Hardenne of Belgium saved a match point and rallied for a 4-6, 7-6 (7-4), 7-5 victory Saturday over American Monica Seles to capture the

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Davenport defeats Seles

TOKYO, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Lindsay Davenport finally completed her return from knee surgery Sunday when she defeated fellow American Monica Seles in three sets for her third Pan Pacific O

Seles, Davenport reach Pan Pacific final

TOYKO, Japan, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Top seed Monica Seles and third seed Lindsay Davenport emerged victorious Saturday from the all-American semifinals at the $1.3 million Pan Pacific Open and mee

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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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