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NEWPORT, R. Air Max Baratas Outlet .I. -- Lindsay Davenport remembers picking up a tennis racket as a child and the feeling that came with the ease of a powerful return. After giving up on two other sports, she found something she liked. On Saturday, she reached her sports highest honour, with her induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Davenport spent 98 weeks ranked No. 1. She won the 1998 U.S. Open, 1999 Wimbledon, 2000 Australian Open and 1996 Olympic gold medal to go with three major doubles titles. She finished the end of four years ranked No. 1. Chris Evert was among those at the ceremony. The tennis great described Davenports game as "so loud, so strong and aggressive." Davenport entered the hall with five-time Paralympic medallist Chantal Vandierendonck in the recent player category, coach Nick Bollettieri, executive Jane Brown Grimes, and broadcaster John Barrett in the contributor category. "Hitting the ball and making contact was always something that came very natural to me," Davenport said. "It was a blessing. It happened at a very young age. I didnt realize that it was that hard to do and I had a special talent, and it took a long time to put that altogether. "Thats what made it so fun to me, the sound, and what I could do with the shots, and see how hard I could hit them. Everything else about the game took work and was a struggle, but that was something and that was the reason why I fell in love with it." She was presented by friend and former ATP pro Justin Gimelstob, who played against her at a clinic. The 82-year old Bollettieri has coached 10 players to the No. 1 ranking, including Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, Monica Seles and Boris Becker. In 1978, he founded the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy, the first full-time tennis boarding school in the U.S. "The older you get, its not the (age), but what you have here," he said, touching his chest near his heart. Vandierendonck was a top Dutch player before she was injured in a car accident in 1983. Shes the first woman wheelchair player inducted. Brown Grimes is a former managing director of the Womens Professional Tennis Council (now known as the WTA Board), president of the U.S. Tennis Association, and president of the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Barrett was the "Voice of Wimbledon" on the BBC from 1971-2006. His wife, former top-ranked player Angela Mortimer Barrett, was inducted into the hall in 1993. Agassi and Steffi Graf are the only other married couple in the hall. Air Max Por Mayor . Millsap will miss Wednesday nights game against the Chicago Bulls. The Hawks say Millsap also will be held out on Thursday at Boston. Air Max España . 22. Wade averaged 26.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.0 steals while leading the Heat to a 3-0 record. The 31-year-old shot 60 percent from the field and 50 percent from 3-point range en route to his 17th weekly honor. http://www.airmaxespanabaratas.es/ .com) - James Harden put the Houston Rockets on his back and willed them to an overtime victory on Thursday.ATLANTA - Kyle Korver got out ahead of the break, took a pass from Al Horford and saw a clear path to the basket.It was time to show his teammates that he really can dunk.With Korver providing the highlight of the night with his first slam in more than two years, the Atlanta Hawks cruised past the Indiana Pacers 110-91 on Wednesday night, tying the franchise record with their 14th straight victory.Even though it was another balanced effort, led by DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Teague scoring 17 points apiece, everyone wanted to chime in on Korvers above-the-rim exploits.Its been a while, Korver said, looking over at teammate Dennis Schroder with a big smile. Dennis didnt think I could dunk. He asked me if that was my first one ever.Actually, it was the 16th in a 12-year NBA career, according to STATS, but Korvers first since Nov. 16, 2012, at Sacramento — a span of 198 games.I didnt even know it was him, Horford said. Once he got it, I didnt think he would dunk it. He caught me by surprise.With the victory, which improved the Hawks conference-leading record to a stunning 35-8, Mike Budenholzer clinched a spot as the Eastern coach in next months All-Star Game in New York City.I had hoped you wouldnt mention that, said Budenholzer, in his second season as Atlantas coach after a long stint as an assistant to Gregg Popovich at San Antonio.Budenholzer should be taking several players with him. The Hawks romped to their 28th victory in the last 30 games, showing the kind of teamwork that has become their trademark in a season no one saw coming.Its a great honour, but I think its the players that put you in that position, the coach said. Were the fortunate ones who get the honour of coaching an All-Star Game. Ill do my best to enjoy it.Ten Atlanta players scored before halftime, with the pesky Carroll leading the way. All five starters finished in double figures, and Pero Antic chipped in off the bench with 12 points.C.J. Miles led the Pacers with 18 points. Indiana shot just 39.7 per cent and lost its sixth in a row.Theyre a team thats hot and were not playing very well, said the Pacers Luis Scola. We had a bad game and this is what happened.The Hawks seized control latee in the second by simply outworking the Pacers. Air Max Outlet España. After David West let a pass slip through his hands and roll back across the midcourt line, he paused briefly in frustration while Teague raced by him to scoop up the loose ball for an uncontested layup.Indiana missed on its next possession, and Antic knocked down a 3-pointer. Just like that, the home team had stretched its lead to 47-32.Up 52-41 at halftime, the Hawks quickly put things away at the start of the third, burying the Pacers from the 3-point stripe. Paul Millsap, Teague and Carroll all swished from long range in a 13-4 spurt that made it 65-45.Carroll wasnt done. After the Pacers deflected one of his passes, he hustled for the loose ball, drove for the basket and put up a shot that rimmed out. Antic rebounded, whipped it back outside, and the Hawks passed all the way around the arc, setting up Carroll for an open 3-pointer from the corner.Nothing but net.A few seconds later, with his team up by 25, Carroll knocked the ball away, dove to the court and called timeout to ensure the Hawks kept possession. The crowd gave him an appreciative cheer on the way to the bench.They dont call me the Junkyard Dog for nothing, said Carroll, who bounced around to four teams before finding a home in Atlanta. I dont take anything for granted.ALL STARSBudenholzer is the first Hawks coach since Lenny Wilkens in 1994 to lead a team at the All-Star Game. Budenholzers staff will include Kenny Atkinson, Darvin Ham, Taylor Jenkins, Charles Lee, Neven Spahija and Ben Sullivan.TIP-INSPacers: This is their third losing streak of at least six games. ... The starting frontcourt — West, Roy Hibbert and Solomon Hill — combined for just 20 points.Hawks: Atlanta tied the record for consecutive wins set during the 1993-94 season, when they finished with the best record in the East. ... The Hawks shot 50 per cent from the field, including 13 of 29 from 3-point range.UP NEXTPacers: Play the fourth in a five-game road trip when they travel to Miami on Friday night.Hawks: Host Oklahoma City on Friday night, the third in a seven-game homestand.___Follow Paul Newberry on Twitter at www.twitter.com/pnewberry1963 Authentic Nike Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jerseys Cheap Authentic Nike Tennessee Titans Jerseys Cheap Authentic Nike Washington Redskins Jerseys Cheap Authentic Nike Arizona Cardinals Jerseys Cheap Authentic Nike Denver Broncos Jerseys Cheap Authentic Nike Green Bay Packers Jerseys Cheap Authentic Nike Los Angeles Chargers Jerseys Cheap Authentic Nike New England Patriots Jerseys Cheap Authentic Nike Oakland Raiders Jerseys Cheap Authentic Nike Seattle Seahawks Jerseys Cheap Authentic Nike Carolina Panthers Jerseys Cheap Authentic Nike Cleveland Browns Jerseys Cheap Cheap Throwback Baseball Arizona Diamondbacks Jerseys Cheap Throwback Baseball Atlanta Braves Jerseys Cheap Throwback Baseball Baltimore Orioles Jerseys Cheap Throwback Baseball Boston Red Sox Jerseys Cheap Throwback Baseball Chicago Cubs Jerseys Cheap Throwback Baseball Chicago White Sox Jerseys Cheap Throwback Baseball Cincinnati Reds Jerseys Cheap Throwback Baseball Cleveland Indians Jerseys ' ' '
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