Lindsay Ann Davenport Leach is an American former professional tennis player. She was ranked World No. 1 for a total of 98 weeks. Davenport is one of five women who have been the year-end World No. 1 at least four times since 1975. She has achieved the No. 1 ranking in doubles as well. Noted for her powerful and consistent groundstrokes, Davenport won a total of 55 WTA Tour singles titles, including three Grand Slam titles, the gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games and the WTA Championships, she won 38 WTA Tour doubles titles, including three Grand Slam titles, three WTA Championships. She amassed career-earnings of $22,166,338 dollars. Davenport was coached for most of her career by Robert Van't Hof. In 2005, TENNIS Magazine ranked her as the 29th-greatest player of the preceding 40 years. Davenport was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2014. Lindsay Davenport is the daughter of Wink Davenport, a member of the U. S. volleyball team at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Ann Davenport, the president of the Southern California Volleyball Association.
Davenport was born to an athletic family. While her two older sisters and Shannon, played volleyball, she started playing tennis at age six, she was coached by Robert Lansdorp. She attended Chadwick School in California. At age 16, her family moved to Murrieta, where she attended and graduated from Murrieta Valley High School, she began to work with Lynne Rolley and Robert Van't Hof; when Davenport was 14, she joined the United States Tennis Association junior national team. She had a rapid growth spurt — about six inches in two years — which affected her coordination, but did not hinder her performance, she excelled at junior level competitions and swept the singles and doubles titles at the National Girls' 18s and Clay Court Championships in 1991 and won the Junior U. S. Open in'92. Davenport is a baseline player, her game was built around her groundstrokes, including her two-handed backhand, serve, which she hits with excellent placement and at its best was called "rock solid". Gigi Fernández once remarked that Davenport has developed "a forehand as good as Steffi Graf's."
Davenport had a reputation as one of the tour's hardest hitters. Gabriela Sabatini said that, " likes to hit the ball hard into the corner. Hard." Her lack of court speed and mobility was her greatest weakness until she overhauled her conditioning program and lost 30 pounds beginning in 1995, became mentally stronger. She was a thirteen-time grand slam finalist in doubles, but Davenport did not feel comfortable playing at the net in singles until her increased speed allowed her to approach more to the net in order to create easier volleys. While Davenport's first play dated back to 1991, she became a professional two years after her first professional-level matches. Davenport's doubles success in 1993 was a 17–16 record while she reached the top 100 in doubles rankings, she reached the third round at the 1993 Australian Open doubles competition with Chanda Rubin. Davenport entered the top 20, despite coming into her first tournament that year ranked no. 162. She qualified for the 1993 Australian Open.
At the Indian Wells Masters, Davenport reached. 99, but lost to 7th-ranked and future doubles partner Mary Joe Fernandez. That year, Davenport won her first Tier III title at the European Open where she beat Nicole Bradtke in three sets in the finals, she reached the third round at the 1993 Wimbledon Championships, at the 1993 US Open, the American reached the fourth round ranked no. 24. 1993 is notable because it was the one time she faced Martina Navratilova, falling in three sets, 6–1, 3–6, 5–7, in the Oakland semifinals. Davenport won the first professional tournament she entered in Australia. At the Australian Open, she reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal, defeating no. 5 Mary Joe Fernandez in the fourth round, before losing in the quarterfinals to top-ranked Steffi Graf. Davenport reached the semifinals at Indian Wells and Miami and won the title in Lucerne. At Wimbledon, Davenport reached her second Grand Slam quarterfinal. Ranked ninth, Davenport defeated tenth ranked Gabriela Sabatini, before losing to third ranked Conchita Martínez, who went on to win the tournament.
In November, she reached her first WTA Tour Championship final. In doubles, Davenport won Indian Wells with Lisa Raymond and reached the French Open doubles final with Raymond, where they lost to Gigi Fernández and Natasha Zvereva. Davenport teamed with Arantxa Sánchez Vicario to win the title in Oakland, defeating Gigi Fernández and Martina Navratilova in the final. In December 1994, Davenport hired Craig Kardon as her coach. Davenport started the year by reaching the final of the tournament in Sydney, where she lost to Gabriela Sabatini. Davenport again reached the Australian Open quarterfinals and the following week, lost to Kimiko Date in the final of the tournament in Tokyo. On clay, Davenport won the tournament in Strasbourg on her first attempt, defeating Kimiko Date in the final
Ahmadiyya is an Islamic religious movement in Syria under the spiritual leadership of the caliph in London. The history of the movement in Syria begins in the 1920s, when the second caliph of the Community, Mirza Basheer-ud-Din Mahmood Ahmad visited Damascus, as part of his tour of Europe and the Middle East. From Palestine, he traveled to Damascus by train where he is reported to have attracted publicity as well as some opposition, he discussed the claims of the founder of the Community, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, with leading scholars, other intellectual figures from Damascus. Following his journey to the Middle East, the caliph appointed Sayyid Zayn al'Abidin Waliullah Shah and Jalal al-Din Shams to be sent for a mission in Damascus. Arriving in 1925, the two missionaries, who were companions of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, were amongst the first missionaries dispatched to the Middle East. Along with Maulvi Abu'l-'Ata Jalandhari, who arrived for a mission in Jerusalem, the three missionaries spent their time spreading Ahmadi teachings in major towns and cities across the Middle East, including Haifa and Cairo.
Shah himself was able to obtain a position of lectureship at the "Sultania College" in Damascus for period of time before his return to Qadian, the international headquarters of the Ahmadiyya movement. Following his return, Shams was left alone in Damascus at the instruction of the caliph. Opposition to Shams' efforts began to surface soon after Shah's return. While he was refused services at local stores, local newspapers expressed their resentment through the publications of satirical cartoons that mocked his efforts. By 1927, he was stabbed by a local resident in Damascus. In order to maintain public order, the reigning French authorities desired. However, following the instructions of the caliph and against his own wishes, Shams continued to stay in Syria, until as a recourse, the French authorities decided to expel Shams themselves in January 1928. With Shams departure ended the Ahmadiyya missionary efforts in Syria for a number of decades. Islam by country
Hungerhill School is a Mathematics and Computing College and academy, located on Hungerhill Lane, off of'Thorne Road' in Edenthorpe, South Yorkshire, England. Hungerhill School features a curriculum for pupils aged 11 to 16. Students can choose the following subjects to study for GCSE: Art and Design Business Studies Computer Science Dance Drama French Food Technology Geography Health & Social Care History Media Music Performing Arts GCSE Physical Education Product Design Psychology Religious Education Spanish Textiles Triple ScienceCompulsory subjects include: Core Physical Education Ethics and Philosophy English Language English Literature Mathematics PSHE Science The school opened in 1976 as a mixed comprehensive school with 800 pupils. In September 2005, it gained specialist status in Science and Computing. In 2007, the School used RFID tags embedded in students jumpers unwillingly, which meant that they could track the students; the school became an academy in August 2012. The school opened its new "Maths" block to students in 2014.
As of September 2014, there are 1,200 pupils attending, with over 75 teaching staff. On 3 July 2015, the school launched its Teaching School programme following the outstanding performance in GCSE examinations. Hungerhill School was one of 52 schools across England to be granted this status in that round. In Summer 2016, a new teaching block was completed on the school site; the building includes multi-use classrooms and laboratories. It is the first teaching block in the school to support the use of renewable energy, with solar panels installed on the roof. Hungerhill School is part of the International Schools Project since 2012, it aims to create links with schools in other countries and establish the differences of teaching and learning. The following schools are linked with Hungerhill: Apeguso Senior High School, Ghana Adjena Senior High School, Ghana Chinmaya Vidyalaya, India Collège Jean Monnet, FranceStudents are chosen as ambassadors for the school and are involved in a variety of different activities which develop the link between the schools.
In January 2015, the school decided not to establish a sixth form. The school's GCSE results are above the national average. In 2016, 76 % of pupils gained 5 or more A * - C grades, including Mathematics. Kelly Harrison, actress Carl Lygo, Vice-Chancellor of BPP University Joe Pugh, Doncaster Rovers forward Official website Edenthorpe Parish Council EduBase 2008 Prom Microchips in school uniforms in November 2007 Chips on the menu in 2007
NA-59 is a constituency for the National Assembly of Pakistan. The constituency consists of Gulzar-e-Quaid, Dhoke Lalyal, Railway Housing Scheme 1-A Chaklala, Dhok Chaudrian,Shakrial, Sher Zaman Colony, Gulrez, Safari Villas, Police Foundation, Media Town, Kotha Kalan, Gulshan Abad, Bahria Town, Kalar Syedah, Zulfiqar, Chak Beli Khan and Army Officers colony. General elections were held on 10 Oct 2002. Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan of PML-N won by 73,671 votes. Nisar Ali Khan retained his native National Assembly seat in elections 2008. General elections were held on 11 May 2013. Nisar Ali Khan of PML-N was yet again successful in retaining his native National Assembly Constituency and he won it with a huge margin. National Assembly. General elections were held on 25 July 2018. NA-58 NA-60 Election result's official website Delimitation 2018 official website Election Commission of Pakistan
Vagn Bennike was an army engineer and demolitions expert. During the occupation of Denmark during World War II he worked in the Danish resistance movement in Jutland, where he was attached to the army's illegal tasks unit. In the summer of 1944 he took charge of resistance operations in Jutland, was at times criticized by other resistance groups for the priority in operations he gave to his loyalty to the army. On 28 April 1945, with the liberation of Denmark, he was promoted to Major General, spent the next 8 years as Inspector General of Engineers, he was subsequently appointed in 1953 to succeed William E. Riley as the UN overseer in charge of monitoring the truce lines between Israel and her Arab neighbours, becoming Chief of Staff of UNTSO, the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization, a post in which he served for the period between June 1953 and August 1954. One of his first decisions, in September 1953, was to overrule his predecessor Riley's go-ahead to Israel for work on the proposed hydro-electric project from B'not Yaakov Bridge to Lake Kinneret, which ran through part of the demilitarized zone.
Vagn Bennike suspended the work. After the Qibya massacre, he was called to testify before the United Nations Security Council in October 1953He wrote a foreword to his colleague Commander E. H. Hutchison's book Violent Truce: The Arab-Israeli conflict 1951-1955. E H Hutchison “Violent Truce”
The P class was a class of steam locomotives built to haul freight trains on the national rail network of New Zealand. The class consisted of ten individual locomotives ordered from the British company of Nasmyth and Company in 1885, but miscommunications about the weight limitations imposed on the locomotives meant they did not start work until 1887; this debacle came at a time when the New Zealand Railways Department was suffering from a lack of motive power to work on its expanding network and was part of what prompted a shift towards American and home-grown manufacturers. The classification of this class as "P" was the first example of the re-use of a classification, used for an earlier class; the members of the P class of 1876 had been sold to private companies or the Public Works Department, leaving the classification unused. The Railways Department chose to assign it to this class, setting a pattern, followed with other classes in years to come, with the most prominent example being the A class of 1906 re-using the classification of the A class of 1873.
Seven of the P class locomotives were deployed in Otago, with the remaining three based in Auckland, in 1899, the Auckland fleet expanded to four when one was transferred north from Otago. The locomotives started their lives with wooden cabs in a Gothic style, but they were replaced with steel cabs; the P class locomotives were designed for pulling freight trains. However, they were capable of working passenger trains as required, photographs exist of the engines pulling special excursion trains; some changes were found necessary to obtain the best performance from them. The passenger equivalent of the P class were the V class 2-6-2 tender locomotives, which were designed for express passenger work; the locomotives shared a common design of boiler, which allowed boilers to be exchanged between classes during overhaul, as well as a similar design of tender. The P class steel cab was adapted for use on the V class. By 1926, all four Auckland members of the P class had been withdrawn from service, the six southern members were retired within the next four years.
Multiple members of the class are known to have been dumped in rivers to provide riverbank stability and halt erosion. Four P class locomotives have been rescued for preservation. All were salvaged from locomotive dump sites in Southland as incomplete hulks. In 1992, then-Dunedin based group Project Steam salvaged the remains of P 25 and P 107 from Beaumont on the former Roxburgh Branch. Both locomotives were moved to Dunedin for restoration. In 2009, the rolling chassis of P 107 was trucked from Dunedin to Springfield for storage at the Midland Rail Heritage Trust's centre, where the restoration will be completed. Both locomotives were dumped with their tenders and other fittings still attached, so are more complete than other examples of the type. In 2004, the Ohai Railway Board Heritage Trust salvaged the remains of P 60 and P 133 from the Branxholme locomotive dumpsite on the Wairio Branch. Both were moved to the group's workshop at Wairio. In 2014, the hulk of P 133 was moved from Wairio to Mosgiel, pending transport to Middlemarch where it will be stored pending the funding needed to restore it to working order.