Lindsay Davenport withdraws from the 2008 Beijing Olympics singles

Lindsay Davenport

American Lindsay Davenport, the 1996 Olympic champion, has withdrawn from the Olympic singles tournament because of a knee injury, but is expected to play doubles with Liezel Huber.

The injury is the same one that forced Davenport to pull out of Wimbledon in June.

The 2008 Beijing Olympic tennis events begin on Sunday. (photo: Getty Images)

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