View Full Version : Davenport will be out for 4 months!

Evonne Goolagong
Jan 12th, 2002, 03:08 AM
She has chosen to have the knee surgery, get well soon Lindsay.

Martian KC
Jan 12th, 2002, 03:48 AM
4 months?!?!?! OMG! poor Lindsay!!! Hoping for a speedy recovery!!! We need her back on the tour!!!!:)

Jan 12th, 2002, 05:20 AM
Four to six months....2002 could be a very long year! :(


Top-ranked Lindsay Davenport has surgery, out 4-6 months
January 11, 2002

VAIL, COLORADO (TICKER) -- Lindsay Davenport is going to miss more than the Australian Open.

The world's top-ranked women's tennis player underwent surgery to correct a cartilage defect in her right knee Friday and will need four to six months of rehabilitation.

Tony Godsick of IMG, Davenport's agent, said in a release that Davenport had successful surgery to correct a full thickness cartilage defect on her lateral tibia.

The surgery was performed by Dr. Richard Steadman of the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic. Steadman said in a statement that Davenport's prognosis "is good for a full recovery, but the recovery will require four to six months of rehabilitation."

On Tuesday, Davenport withdrew from the Australian Open, which starts Monday (Sunday night in the United States).

Should Davenport require the full six months of rehabilitation, she would miss both the French Open and Wimbledon, the second and third Grand Slams.

Davenport suffered cartilage damage to her right knee during her semifinal match at the Sanex Championships in Munich in November. The 25-year-old American pulled out of the adidas International in Sydney this week but was hoping to participate in the Grand Slam event she won in 2000.

In addition to claiming the crown two years ago, Davenport was a semifinalist in 1998, 1999 and 2001, when she fell to eventual champion Jennifer Capriati.

Jan 12th, 2002, 06:04 AM
Just wanted to wish Lindsay a speedy recovery!:)

Jan 12th, 2002, 04:49 PM
Oh no, thatīs really bad! :(

Hopefully the knee surgery will "only" take 4 months!!
(at least better than 6 months)

But hey, perhaps she is finished with her knee-problems, then!

Pleeeeeaaase Linds,
get well as soon as possible!!!!

Jan 12th, 2002, 06:35 PM
.... This is bad news!

Aaw well, hopefully this operation will end all her knee problems.

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Jan 12th, 2002, 07:37 PM
i dont have words...:sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad:

Jan 13th, 2002, 01:34 AM
Pffff :sad:

Jan 13th, 2002, 02:08 AM
here is the link ... :sad:


i wish i could send all TOPs anti-depressants ...

Jan 14th, 2002, 04:31 AM
Keep :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: bouncing for lindsay-quick recovery and all

jacs i hope you are not back on the tylenol. its bad for you, you know.

Jan 14th, 2002, 11:42 AM
beckl - lol, not really ... im just taking it when i need it ...

Jan 14th, 2002, 09:29 PM
Grrr what the hell am i supposed to do fr 4-6 months???? Could actually get eurosport, that might help, hummm a job that would be good too. Ok i'll work on that whilst shes recovering.
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My Site-Adv Lady Tennis Pro (http://www.geocities.com/bbeckyb342057103)
Still bouncing for lindsay though, not the normal yellow one though. http://www.smilies.nl/bounce/huepfenboldpurple.gif

Jan 14th, 2002, 09:33 PM
guys,someone has Lindsay's pics from the surgery?if so,pls post here!thanks!

Jan 15th, 2002, 03:38 AM
Get well soon, Lindsay!

Take all the time you need to heel that knee, 'cos we wanna see you on that court again :)

We hope to see you on the grass of Wimbledon.

Best wishes,
-Rachel :)

Jan 15th, 2002, 03:55 AM
Anyone know where the hell baddy is these days, havent seen her for bloody ages????? :bounce:

Jan 16th, 2002, 05:40 AM


Our Lindsay out that long????? #$%&@!~*&%$ !!! (expletive deleted.)

LINDSAY is the one who got me to be a huge tennis fan in the first place...

Now I'm like this smiley :sad: