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Davenport wins her 55th crown

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Lindsay Davenport returns a shot Saturday to Olga Govortsova during the finals of the Cellular South Cup in Memphis. Davenport won 6-2, 6-1.

Lindsay Davenport returns a shot Saturday to Olga Govortsova during the finals of the Cellular South Cup in Memphis. Davenport won 6-2, 6-1.

Mark Humphrey, Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Motherhood is not slowing down Lindsay Davenport one little bit.

Davenport won her 55th career singles title and fourth since giving birth to her son last summer, beating Olga Govortsova 6-2 6-1 in 60 minutes Saturday in the Cellular South Cup final.

"Obviously ecstatic to win any tournament and to win here in the states and to play as well as I did to win, how I was winning very comfortable, gives me a lot of confidence," Davenport said.

On the men's side, Robin Soderling advanced to his second consecutive ATP final Saturday, beating Radek Stepanek 7-6 (2), 6-3 in the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships. Soderling will play Steve Darcis, who advanced to his second career ATP final by defeating Jonas Bjorkman 4-6, 6-1, 6-4.

With her victory, the 31-year-old Davenport tied Virginia Wade for seventh place on the career victory list. Davenport improved to 25-3 since returning to tour play last fall and has won Bali, Quebec City, Auckland and now Memphis in that stretch.

"I've never been one to look at records or anything, but it all seems surreal to me," said Davenport, whose 8-month-old son was in a luxury box while she wrapped up another title.