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Lindsay Davenport
Lindsay Davenport

A former #1 world ranked tennis player, Lindsay Davenport has won three Grand Slam singles tourneys and captured gold in the 1996 Olympic Games. She's one of just four professional women tennis players to be ranked #1 in the world four times, 1998, 2001, 2004 and 2005. Born in Palos Verde, California, Davenport has also won the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open. She's known for …

Date of Birth: June 08, 1967


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"I didn't feel like I was at my sharpest," Lindsay Davenport
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"It was the kind of tennis I wanted to play. Even a few balls that I missed, I thought I struck the ball well, better than the other nights. I knew that she liked to dictate play so I was trying to overpower her and hit the ball hard and not let her have a lot of time." Lindsay Davenport
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"I feel this is my hometown tournament and one in which I have always looked forward to playing. My back is just not ready yet for competition." Lindsay Davenport
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"I felt like, for awhile there, I couldn't have played much worse - like, it was not good." Lindsay Davenport
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"It's not a mission of mine to end the year No.1. I know if I win everything I have a very good chance, but I just want to focus on the matches I have to win and the tournaments that I'm committed to for the remainder of this year. Of course I'd take another Grand Slam title over the No.1 ranking any day, but I am proud of the fact that I'll probably finish another season at least in the Top Three. That's no mean feat." Lindsay Davenport
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"It’s not a mission of mine to end the year No.1, ... I know if I win everything I have a very good chance, but I just want to focus on the matches I have to win and the tournaments that I’m committed to for the remainder of this year. Of course I’d take another Grand Slam title over the No.1 ranking any day, but I am proud of the fact that I’ll probably finish another season at least in the Top Three. That’s no mean feat." Lindsay Davenport
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"I am really excited to win over 50 titles, ... That means a lot to me as not many players have won that. I was thinking about it after I won Bali and was glad to be able to do it here right off the bat." Lindsay Davenport
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"I still feel a little worn down, ... It was a great but demanding two weeks. I started to feel a bit better today but getting over a loss like that is probably the toughest thing you have to do." Lindsay Davenport
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"I don't necessarily believe that everyone here is 100 percent. But everyone in the draw is really what we need. I think as the players get more healthy, and the top players get to compete against each other more and more, it's really going to help our sport. We've had a tough couple years." Lindsay Davenport
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"I'm still not exactly where I want to be. I still feel I can get better and be more consistent." Lindsay Davenport
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"I'm really proud of myself that I'm so consistent. But it gets tough to be at the top year after year and not have one of the Grand Slams. Maybe I'll still get lucky." Lindsay Davenport
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"It has been very tricky with the wind," Lindsay Davenport
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"It was like two different matches, ... I was playing really badly to start off with, missing a lot of returns and she was playing really well. At the two match points, I thought 'I’m on the plane going home tomorrow' but then it can change around that quickly." Lindsay Davenport
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"I felt within myself. I felt like I was hitting the ball well and I wasn't panicked and I wasn't uptight about anything." Lindsay Davenport
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"I've played four matches in New Haven, four matches here, so it's been eight matches in two weeks. Hopefully that's enough matches," Lindsay Davenport
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"She's a phenomenal competitor," Lindsay Davenport
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"I just have to serve well, be aggressive, hit the ball hard and not allow her to get into any rhythm." Lindsay Davenport
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"That's way too far ahead, ... I'm so excited to be in the quarters. I'm going to leave it at that. I would love to answer that question in a few more days, but right now I'm just ecstatic to be where I am." Lindsay Davenport
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"I was consistent and hitting the ball very hard. I was very excited about that. Today was the best match I've played since Wimbledon (where she lost to Venus Williams in the final), the kind of tennis I want to play." Lindsay Davenport
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"... But I think normally there's a few more closer matches." Lindsay Davenport
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"While we are getting more depth, if you go outside the Top 40 or 50, there's not tons and tons of girls that are really challenging the top players, ... There might be a few, but that's the way it goes." Lindsay Davenport
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