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Injured Davenport pulls out

June 26, 2008 19:16 IST

Former champion Lindsay Davenport, who has been struggling with a right knee injury, pulled out of Wimbledon on Thursday.

- Wimbledon 2008

The American, winner here in 1999, had been due to face Argentina's Gisela Dulko in a second round match.

"It's been bothering me for a few weeks," Davenport said after her first round win on Tuesday, when she needed on court treatment for the problem.

The 32-year-old had returned to Wimbledon for this year's championships after a two-year absence.

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