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September 14, 2000
Olympic Schedule (Sydney time, date in parenthesis) Local Olympians and their dates with the Games Sept. 16 Misty May - 1 a.m. (7 p.m.) - Women's beach volleyball eliminations Sept. 18 Misty May - 1 a.m. (7 p.m.) - Women's beach volleyball eliminations Sept. 19 (20) Aaron Peirsol - 4 p.m. (10 a.m.) - Men's 200m backstroke heat Lindsay Davenport - 5 p.m. (11 a.m.) - Women's singles tennis first round Cara Heads-Lane - 8:30 p.m. (2:30 p.m.)
NEWS
August 14, 2000
Tony Altobelli MANHATTAN BEACH - Lindsay Davenport, a member of the Palisades Tennis Club, lost to Serena Williams, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6, in Sunday's final of the estyle.com Classic at the Manhattan Country Club. Davenport, ranked No. 2 in the world, had an opportunity to serve out the match, leading 6-5 after she broke Williams' serve. Williams, ranked. No. 7, broke right back, however, to even the third set and force a tiebreaker, which she won, 7-1. It was the fifth time in a row that Williams has defeated Davenport.
NEWS
August 22, 2000
WHITE PLAINS, New York - Palisades Tennis Club's Lindsay Davenport was seeded No. 2 for next week's U.S. Open, behind 1997 winner Martina Hingis. Davenport, the U.S. Open champ in 1998, is seeded No. 2 for the third year in a row, while Wimbledon champ Venus Williams is seeded No. 3 for the second year in a row. Reigning French Open champion Mary Pierce and defending U.S. Open champ Serena Williams round out this year's top-five. In addition to her U.S. Open crown in 1998, Davenport has also won the Australian Open in January and Wimbledon in 1999.
NEWS
January 25, 2000
MELBOURNE, Australia - Lindsay Davenport is getting plenty of work in under her belt at this year's Australian Open. Davenport, from Newport Beach, along with her partner Corina Moranio advanced to fourth-round action in women's doubles following Monday's 6-0, 6-1 win over Sabine Appelmans and Rita Grande. Her doubles win came less than 24 hours after defeating Russia's Anna Kournikova, 6-4, 6-3, in singles action. Davenport will take on Julie Halard-Decugis in quarterfinal action today.
SPORTS
April 24, 2008
KOURNIKOVA RETURNS Anna Kournikova, the featured player during the Newport Beach Breakers’ 2007 season opener, will return to Newport Beach on July 16 playing for the St. Louis Aces. Kournikova, the fifth marquee player announced by the Breakers on their 2008 schedule, joins Lindsay Davenport, John McEnroe, Serena Williams and Martina Navratilova. Davenport, playing for the Breakers, will play her only match in Newport Beach on July 10 against the Springfield Lasers.
NEWS
August 26, 1999
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Lindsay Davenport of Newport Beach is getting ready to defend her U.S. Open title by advancing to the quarterfinals in the Pilot Pen Invitational after Tuesday night's 6-4, 6-2 win over Nathalie Dechy. Davenport, 23, had eight aces and broke Dechy's serve four times. The No. 2 ranked player in the world, Davenport has won four titles this year, including a straight-set victory over Steffi Graf at Wimbeldon. Davenport, the No. 2 seed, advances to the quarterfinals and will face either Julie Halard-Decugis or Amelie Mauresmo.
NEWS
October 2, 1999
MUNICH, Germany - Lindsay Davenport of Newport Beach had a shot at redemption at U.S. Open champion Serena Williams Friday at the Grand Slam Cup, but could not make the most of it. After losing to Williams in the semis at Flushing Meadows, Davenport fell again to the youngest of the Williams' sisters, 6-3, 6-4, in the semifinals. With elder sister Venus Williams' 6-2, 6-7 (6-8), 9-7, win over Martina Hingis, that means that Serena and Venus will meet in the finals, assuring the family bank account a $1.3 millionincrease, with $800,000 going to the winner.
NEWS
September 1, 1999
NEW YORK, New York - Lindsay Davenport of Newport Beach took her first step in defending her U.S. Open championship Tuesday by defeating fellow American Corina Morariu, 6-0, 6-3, in the first round of the final major of the season. Davenport won this event last year, becoming the first American to do so since Chris Evert won in 1982. The 23-year-old appeared to be cruising along, winning the first eight games of the match, until Morariu won three in a row to take a 3-2 lead in the second set. Davenport rebounded to win the next four games to close out the match.
SPORTS
By Matt Szabo | July 10, 2008
NEWPORT BEACH — While other recent college graduates are pondering what they’ll end up doing in the real world, Becky Bernhard gets the opportunity to play like a pro and to meet tennis stars like Lindsay Davenport. Bernhard, a recent UC Irvine graduate, is an alternate on the Newport Beach Breakers this season. Bernhard, who graduated with a degree in sociology, has plenty of game. The 21-year-old Newport Beach resident was named first team All-Big West Conference for the Anteaters for three straight years.
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By Matt Szabo | July 28, 2012
IRVINE - Former world No. 1 women's tennis player Lindsay Davenport couldn't be sure what she had going into her 10th season of World Team Tennis. What the Orange County Breakers have is one of their best teams in years. They had already clinched the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference Finals before Saturday's regular-season finale against visiting Philadelphia. But, they still wanted to finish on a strong note. The Breakers did that, defeating the Freedoms 21-15 for their fifth straight victory.
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SPORTS
By Matt Szabo | July 9, 2012
IRVINE - Lindsay Davenport got to Southern California less than five hours before Monday's Orange County Breakers season opener. The Breakers' marquee player was playing at Wimbledon the day before. She won the ladies' invitational doubles title with her former rival, another former world No. 1 in Martina Hingis. Even marquee players can miss their flights. "We finished probably at 4:30 [p.m.] London time [Sunday]," Davenport said. "My flight was at 4:30, so my family left without me. I obviously didn't make the flight.
SPORTS
By Steve Virgen | May 22, 2012
Billie Jean King wasn't bashful about her opinion on the state of tennis during a quaint meet-and-greet for the new Orange County Breakers at the Ayres Hotel in Costa Mesa Tuesday night. She said tennis, mainly men's, is great globally, but the U.S. is in last place. With regard to World TeamTennis, she would like her Breakers to be in first place, and that doesn't just mean in the league standings. Lindsay Davenport and a new venue just might be the right combination to deliver.
SPORTS
February 14, 2012
The Orange County Breakers have a new home and name in 2012, but they are bringing back a fan favorite this season with the selection of Lindsay Davenport in the World Team Tennis Marquee Player Draft Tuesday. Davenport, who was part of the original Breakers squad in 2003, returns to WTT competition for the first time since she won female MVP honors in 2010. "I am excited to be back in Orange County and it will be great for my kids to get to see me play," Davenport, a Laguna Beach resident, said in a press release.
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By Matt Szabo, matthew.szabo@latimes.com | July 4, 2011
As the Newport Beach Breakers pursue the World Team Tennis King trophy this season, they'll do it with the help of plenty of home-grown Southern California kings of tennis. Marina del Ray resident Lester Cook and Los Angeles resident Travis Rettenmaier are the men's players for the Breakers. Their two marquee players this season are tennis legend Pete Sampras, who lives in Brentwood, and Newport Beach's own Taylor Dent. Former world No. 1 Lindsay Davenport visits Newport Beach on Tuesday, as the Breakers open their season against the St. Louis Aces at 7:15 p.m. at The Tennis Club Newport Beach.
SPORTS
By Matt Szabo | July 10, 2008
NEWPORT BEACH — While other recent college graduates are pondering what they’ll end up doing in the real world, Becky Bernhard gets the opportunity to play like a pro and to meet tennis stars like Lindsay Davenport. Bernhard, a recent UC Irvine graduate, is an alternate on the Newport Beach Breakers this season. Bernhard, who graduated with a degree in sociology, has plenty of game. The 21-year-old Newport Beach resident was named first team All-Big West Conference for the Anteaters for three straight years.
SPORTS
By Matt Szabo | July 9, 2008
Life with a 13-month-old son is hard enough. For Laguna Beach resident Lindsay Davenport, taking care of her son Jagger while trying to resume a pro tennis career has been an exercise in patience. Davenport, 32, has gotten used to telling people her son is not named after Rolling Stones lead man Mick Jagger. But that doesn’t mean the kid doesn’t demand attention sometimes, as Davenport said in a media conference call Wednesday. “We’ve had [incidents]
SPORTS
July 8, 2008
BREAKERS LOSE AGAIN ST. LOUIS — The Newport Beach Breakers fell behind early and lost their third straight match, 22-18, to the St. Louis Aces on Tuesday at the Dwight Davis Memorial Tennis Center. Newport Beach’s Ramon Delgado and Kaes Van’t Hof fell in men’s doubles, 5-4, against Uladzimir Ignatik and Travis Rettenmaier. St. Louis’ Jelena Pandzic then topped the Breakers’ Michaela Pastikova in women’s singles, 5-1. Delgado came back for a 5-2 victory over Ignatik in men’s singles.
SPORTS
July 2, 2008
The Newport Beach Breakers announced Wednesday that former world No. 1 Lindsay Davenport will play in her lone scheduled home match July 10 at Newport Beach Country Club, against the Springfield Lasers. Davenport, a Laguna Beach resident, is the Breakers’ marquee player this World Team Tennis season. However, there was some doubt she would play in the match after withdrawing from the second round of women’s singles at Wimbledon with a right knee injury. But Davenport, 32, has been feeling better and is slated to play doubles in the July 10 match.
SPORTS
By Steve Virgen | June 26, 2008
The Newport Beach Breakers are in danger of losing their marquee player, Lindsay Davenport, for her July 10 appearance to play at Newport Beach Country Club. Davenport withdrew before her second-round match at Wimbledon on Thursday with an injured right knee. Davenport, 32, told the Associated Press that she expects to be out three to four weeks. The injury does not require surgery. “Hopefully, she’ll be OK in a couple of weeks,” said Jeff Purser, the Breakers executive director.
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