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2005-08-27 15:38:12

By Simon Cambers NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (Reuters) - Top seed Lindsay Davenport warmed up for next week's U.S. Open by beating Amelie Mauresmo 6-4 6-4 in New Haven Open final on Saturday. The American, who will regain the world number one ranking from Russian Maria Sharapova on Monday, won the title for the first time having lost in the final on four previous occasions. "I didn't think either of us played that well in the first set," Davenport told reporters. "But I played a lot...

2005-08-27 13:53:51

By Simon Cambers NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (Reuters) - Top seed Lindsay Davenport completed the perfect preparation for next week's U.S. Open by beating Amelie Mauresmo of France 6-4 6-4 in the final of the New Haven Open on Saturday. The American, who will regain the world number one ranking from Russian Maria Sharapova on Monday, won the title for the first time, having lost in the final on four previous occasions. Davenport broke in the first game of the match and, although second...

2005-07-28 20:24:18

By Matthew Cronin STANFORD, California (Reuters) - Lindsay Davenport pulled out of her second round clash against Germany's Anna-Lena Groenefeld at the Stanford Classic on Thursday, when a lower back strain forced her to retire while trailing 5-0. The defending champion and top seed struggled to move around the court in her first match since losing the Wimbledon final to Venus Williams earlier this month. "I went for a backhand and it just locked on me again," said the American, who had...

2005-07-06 04:45:43

MOSCOW (Reuters) - World number one Lindsay Davenport haspulled out of the United States team for this week's Fed Cupsemi-final against Russia with a back injury. "I'm very disappointed that Lindsay would not be able tosupport our team here in Moscow," U.S. captain Zina Garrisontold a news conference on Wednesday.

2005-07-02 19:55:04

By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Like a scene from a Rocky movie, VenusWilliams scraped herself off the floor to beat LindsayDavenport in a primeval battle of wills and claim a thirdWimbledon title on Saturday. After nearly three hours of brutal destruction in front ofa spellbound Center Court crowd, the American triumphed 4-6 7-69-7 in the longest, and one of the most dramatic, women'sfinals in Wimbledon history. Her compatriot Davenport served for the title in the secondset and had a...

2005-07-02 19:37:15

By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Like a scene from a Rocky movie, VenusWilliams scraped herself off the floor to beat LindsayDavenport in a primeval battle of wills and claim a thirdWimbledon title on Saturday. After nearly three hours of brutal destruction in front ofa spellbound Center Court crowd, the American triumphed 4-6 7-69-7 in the longest, and one of the most dramatic, women'sfinals in Wimbledon history. Her compatriot Davenport served for the title in the secondset and had a...

2005-07-02 17:38:32

By Bill Barclay LONDON (Reuters) - Venus Williams outlasted fellow AmericanLindsay Davenport 4-6 7-6 9-7 to win the longest Wimbledonwomen's singles final in history Saturday. Venus's staying power proved the greater in a two-hour45-minute endurance test against the top seed and world numberone, whom she also beat in the 2000 final. She saved a match point at 4-5 in the third set beforeeventually breaking the resolve of Davenport, who had neededtreatment for a back injury, with a decisive...

2005-07-02 17:04:04

By Bill Barclay LONDON (Reuters) - Venus Williams beat fellow AmericanLindsay Davenport 4-6 7-6 9-7 to win the Wimbledon women'ssingles title for the third time Saturday. Venus outlasted the top seed and world number one in thelongest women's final in the tournament's history to win herfirst grand slam title since the U.S. Open of 2001 and a fifthin all. The 25-year-old, who also won Wimbledon in 2000 and 2001before losing the next two finals to her sister Serena, hassuffered from poor...

2005-07-02 16:46:46

LONDON (Reuters) - Venus Williams beat fellow AmericanLindsay Davenport 4-6 7-6 9-7 to win the Wimbledon women'ssingles title for the third time Saturday. Venus, who was playing in her fifth final in six years atthe All England Club, outfought the top seed and world numberone in the longest women's final in the tournament's history towin her first grand slam title since the U.S. Open of 2001 anda fifth in all. The 25-year-old, who also won Wimbledon in 2000 and 2001before losing the next...

2005-07-02 05:21:31

By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - Wimbledon could have some Fourth of Julyfireworks a couple of days early when Venus Williams andLindsay Davenport fight out an All-American women's final onSaturday. The women's showpiece on Center Court is a repeat of the2000 final, which saw the then 20-year-old Venus muscle theRosewater Dish from the possession of defending championDavenport with a 6-3, 7-6 victory. The two have met 26 times and this will be the thirdoccasion they have squared up in the...


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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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