Serena Williams coasts to Rogers Cup title

TORONTO, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Serena Williams coasted to her eighth tournament title of the year Sunday, overwhelming unseeded Sorana Cirstea in the finals of the Rogers Cup.
Sharapova officially again No. 1

Sharapova officially again No. 1

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 11 (UPI) -- French Open winner Maria Sharapova officially ascended to No. 1 in women's tennis Monday, beginning her fifth stint on top of the rankings.
Sharapova beats Davenport in Australia

Sharapova beats Davenport in Australia

MELBOURNE, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Maria Sharapova derailed the comeback of Lindsey Davenport with a straight-set win Wednesday in the second round of the Australian Open.
Zvonareva, Kirilenko move to ASB quarters

Zvonareva, Kirilenko move to ASB quarters

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Top seeds Vera Zvonareva and Maria Kirilenko collected second-round victories Wednesday at the ASB Classic tennis tournament in New Zealand.

Davenport continues strong return

BEIJING, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Lindsey Davenport remained unbeaten in her return to singles tennis with a straight-set win Wednesday in second-round play at the China Open.

Davenport tops Jankovic in Bali tournament

BALI, Indonesia, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Lindsey Davenport, playing her first singles tennis in a year, upset world No. 3 Jelena Jankovic at the $225,000 Commonwealth Bank Tennis Classic in Indonesia.

Federer, Davenport top Wimbledon draw

WIMBLEDON, England, June 16 (UPI) -- Former Wimbledon champions Roger Federer and Lleyton Hewitt were seeded 1 and 3 respectively for the prestigious grass court tournament beginning Monday.

Davenport reaches semis in Tokyo

TOKYO, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Lindsey Davenport reached the semifinals of the Pan Pacific Open Friday with a two-set win over Iveta Benesova.

Serena rallies to win Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Serena Williams, after undergoing treatment for a sore back, rallied past Lindsey Davenport Friday to win the Australian Open.

Safin beats Federer in five-set duel

MELBOURNE, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Russian Marat Safin ended Roger Federer's string of victories Thursday, outlasting the Swiss star in a five-set Australian Open semifinal battle.

Serena defeats Sharapova in epic match

MELBOURNE, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Americans Lindsay Davenport and Andy Roddick, Australia's Lleyton Hewitt and France's Nathalie Dechy reached the Australian Open semifinals Wednesday.

Henin-Hardenne, Federer win Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 21 (UPI) -- Belgian Justine Henin-Hardenne overcame 104-degree temperatures Sunday to defeat American Lindsey Davenport, 6-1, 6-4, to win the Pacific Life Open.

Roddick falls at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 14 (UPI) -- Rainer Schuettler tempered the blazing serves of sixth-seeded Andy Roddick with a 6-3, 6-2 victory Friday to book a spot in the semifinals of the Pacific Life O

Venus Williams beats Kournikova

STANFORD, Calif., July 27 (UPI) -- Anna Kournikova's recent resurgence ended Friday with a 6-3, 6-4 loss to top-seeded Venus Williams, who marched into the semifinals of the $565,000 Bank of the
Lindsey Davenport
MIA2000040103-01 APRIL 2000-MIAMI, FLORIDA, USA: Lindsey Davenport (USA) in action against Martina Hingis (SUI) in the final match April 1 at the Ericsson Open in Key Biscayne, Fl. Hingis beat Davenport in straight sets 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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