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Davenport, Lindsay

Born: 1976 AD
Currently alive, at 40 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Tennis Player

1976 – She was born on the 8th day of June this year in Palos Verdes, California.

 

1993 – She won the Rookie of the Year by both Tennis Magazine and World Team Tennis.

 

1996 – She also won an Olympic gold medal in singles.

 

1998 – Davenport was ranked as the #1 women singles and doubles player several times between this year and 2001.

 

2001 – She was the year-end #1 player this year.

 

2002 – She was re-elected to the WTA player council.

 

2003 – She married investment banker and former All-American tennis player Jon Leach, brother of tennis player Rick Leach.

 

2004 – She won a tour-high seven titles, including four straight during the summer (Stanford, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Cincinnati).

 

2005 – Her success continued, when she reached her first Grand Slam final, at the Australian Open, since the U.S. Open in 2000.

 

2006 – She became just the eighth woman in WTA history to win 700 singles matches.