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Upcoming tilt between Sharapova and Davenport will answer questions

Lindsay Davenport has made a triumphant return since giving birth. Maria Sharapova is finally healthy after an ailing shoulder. In their upcoming second-round clash, someone's comeback is going to be derailed.

Originally Published: January 14, 2008
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

MELBOURNE -- "Normal" might as well have been Lindsay Davenport's middle name. That's right, Lindsay N. Davenport -- the girl who went to a normal public high school, the woman who seemed to yearn for a normal existence with a husband and dogs and kids even as she won more than 50 titles in 14 years on the WTA trail.

Normal was an adjective applied to her so often it became tiresome, and now, finally, it can be put to rest. Nothing about Davenport's career has been remotely close ...

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