I always look forward to the opportunity to play so close to home, but unfortunately my knee has not completely healed at this pointDavenport, Venus Williams withdraw Jul 19, 2008
I am very disappointed to not be able to take to the court todayDavenport ill, withdraws at Florida event Apr 12, 2008
I'm very disappointed, but unfortunately, following my back injury, I haven't recovered all my physical strengthFrench Open withdrawals continue May 17, 2006
I am working hard to come back as quickly as possible to the circuitDavenport pulls out of French Open May 16, 2006
I am very disappointed to have to withdraw from the NASDAQ-100 Open because of an injury that I sustained to my back this past weekDavenport withdraws with back injury Mar 20, 2006
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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.