[Yahoo] Davenport stays up late to win in L.A. (AP)

Rusty Backhand
11-11-2004, 02:16 PM
Playing well past her bedtime, Lindsay Davenport fought off a suddenly feisty Elena Dementieva in a match that featured an 18-deuce game. Davenport beat the Russian 6-0, 6-1 on Wednesday night in her opening match in the season-ending WTA Championships. Earlier, Serena Williams rallied to beat French Open champion Anastasia Myskina 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, and U.S.