Last U.S. Open for Lindsay?

In a half-filled Arthur Ashe Stadium, Lindsay Davenport lost to Justine Henin-Hardenne in the quarterfinals in what might be the American's last appearance at the U.S. Open. Bonnie DeSimone explains.

Updated: September 6, 2006, 8:51 PM ET
By Bonnie DeSimone | Special to ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Lindsay Davenport has always downplayed her importance like a kid who sticks her fingers in her ears at the sound of too much praise. If this was her U.S. Open farewell, it was a fittingly understated one for a no-fuss player.

Davenport put in a high-level effort that fell short in a half-full stadium under a flat, overcast sky, falling 6-4, 6-4 in the quarterfinals to Justine Henin-Hardenne of Belgium, the world No. 2 who has learned to crack her game like a seasoned lock-picker. ...

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