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2006-08-09 20:33:49

By Mark Lamport-Stokes CARSON, California (Reuters) - Lindsay Davenport's return to action ended prematurely at one of her favorite venues on Wednesday when she lost to Australia's Samantha Stosur 6-7 6-4 6-3 in the Los Angeles Open second round. Sidelined since March because of a back injury, the four-times champion was broken three times in the final set as Stosur claimed her first victory in their three career meetings. Davenport has reached the Los Angeles final eight times in...

2006-05-16 11:32:26

PARIS (Reuters) - Former world number one Lindsay Davenport has pulled out of the French Open with a back injury, organisers said on Tuesday. "I'm very disappointed ... but unfortunately, following my back injury, I haven't recovered all my physical strength," the 29-year-old American said in a statement. A semi-finalist at the French Open in 1998, Davenport has been suffering from lower back strain since she lost the Wimbledon final to Venus Williams last season. She is ranked...

2006-05-13 12:03:12

By Iain Rogers BERLIN (Reuters) - Former world number one Martina Hingis has made a remarkably successful return to the professional tennis circuit after three years out recovering from injury and burnout. The Swiss five-times grand slam winner has reached the quarter-finals or better at seven of the 10 events she has contested since her January comeback, claiming the top-10 scalps of Maria Sharapova and Lindsay Davenport on the way. However, there were signs on Saturday that...

2006-03-21 13:39:16

MIAMI (Reuters) - Fifth-ranked Lindsay Davenport has withdrawn from the NASDAQ-100 Open due to a back injury. "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 week," Davenport said in a statement on Tuesday. "I was hoping to recover in time but unfortunately I'm not yet ready to play competitively." Davenport, the tournament's runner-up in 2000, hurt her back at last week's event in Indian Wells. The...

2006-01-24 10:29:55

By Greg Stutchbury MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Despite losing her number one ranking at the age of 29, Lindsay Davenport believes her best days may yet lie before her. "I feel like I'm on a good path and while things didn't pan out here, I'm not giving up," said Davenport after she was beaten 2-6 6-3 6-3 by Justine Henin-Hardenne in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Tuesday. "I'm not going to run away from it because it didn't happen in this one match. "Certainly seeing some...

2006-01-20 01:19:35

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Top seed Lindsay Davenport survived a tough match and extreme heat, to beat Russia's Maria Kirilenko 6-4 4-6 6-2 in the third round of the Australian Open on Friday. Both players struggled with their serve in the first two sets with Davenport snatching two breaks in the first, and Kirilenko managing the same in the second, to send the game into a decider. Temperatures on center court at Rod Laver Arena were as high as 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit), but...

2006-01-17 22:31:16

By Greg Stutchbury MELBOURNE (Reuters) - World number one Lindsay Davenport, seeking her first grand slam title in six years, advanced to the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday with a hard-fought 7-6, 6-3 victory over Karolina Sprem. Davenport, who has not added to her three grand slam titles since the 2000 victory here at Melbourne Park, was given a solid workout by the 21-year-old Croat. The match was highlighted by solid service games, with both players often holding...

2005-10-23 10:49:16

ZURICH (Reuters) - Top seed Lindsay Davenport defeated Switzerland's Patty Schnyder 7-6 6-3 to win the Zurich Open on Sunday, her sixth title of the season. The American's tally puts her in second place this year behind the eight titles of Belgian Kim Clijsters, and Sunday's victory was her third tournament win in six weeks after triumphs in Bali and Filderstadt. Davenport's victory also continued her remarkable run at this event. She has now claimed four Zurich titles and in her...

2005-10-20 14:30:28

ZURICH (Reuters) - Lindsay Davenport saved two match points to beat Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia 3-6 7-5 6-2 and reach the quarter-finals of the Zurich Open on Thursday. The American's victory means she will begin an 85th week as the world number one on Monday. It will be her eighth period as the top-ranked player after first claiming the spot in October 1998. Earlier, France's Amelie Mauresmo suffered her second embarrassing defeat in two weeks after she was humbled 6-2 6-0 by...

2005-10-18 11:51:29

ZURICH (Reuters) - Lindsay Davenport can regain the world number one spot by beating Slovak Daniela Hantuchova in the second round of the Zurich Open on Thursday. The 29-year-old American, however, would rather be at home than chasing ranking points in Europe. "I'm better off at home with my family and my husband than being in Europe for three weeks at this age and at this stage of my career," Davenport told reporters. "I'm not playing for the ranking or I would play every single...


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2012-06-14 08:49:42

Symbol: THSI2 Group: Fern Family: Thelypteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   DRSI3 Dryopteris simulata Davenport Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CT, DC, DE, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, TN, VA, VT, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular...

2012-06-15 03:22:53

Symbol: NOSC2 Group: Fern Family: Pteridaceae Synonyms:   NONEM Notholaena nealleyi Seaton ex J.M. Coult. var. mexicana Davenport   NOSCM Notholaena schaffneri (Fourn.) Underw. ex Davenport var. mexicana (Davenport) Davenport Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family...

2012-06-15 03:22:53

Symbol: NONE4 Group: Fern Family: Pteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   CHNE7 Cheilanthes nealleyi (Seaton ex J.M. Coult.) Domin   NOSCN Notholaena schaffneri (Fourn.) Underw. ex Davenport var. nealleyi (Seaton ex J.M. Coult.) Weath. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants...

2012-06-15 03:23:06

Symbol: NOGRG Group: Fern Family: Pteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   CHGR9 Cheilanthes grayi (Davenport) Domin Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class  ...

2012-06-18 06:31:08

Symbol: CHVI2 Group: Fern Family: Pteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family   Pteridaceae...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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