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Davenport wins in return to singles after 51 weeks away

Updated: September 11, 2007, 1:03 PM ET
Associated Press

NUSA DUA, Indonesia -- Lindsay Davenport's first singles match in nearly a year was a winning one Tuesday, an overpowering 6-2, 6-2 victory over fifth-seeded Eleni Daniilidou at the Bali Open.

Davenport, who played her last singles match in Beijing 51 weeks ago and then gave birth to son Jagger in June, withstood some early pressure but then took control.

The former top-ranked player won a remarkable 20 straight points after trailing 1-2 to win the first set. She ...

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