Melanie Oudin

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Parents' Scandal Darkens Oudin's Run

Leslie Oudin accused of affair with Melanie's coach

(Newser) - Tennis phenom Melanie Oudin ended her storied run at the US Open last night, and mere hours later the dark clouds of scandal swirled over her moment in the sun, Bill Dwyre writes in the Los Angeles Times, as Sports Illustrated reported that mom Leslie had an affair with her... More »

Oudin's Upset Run Ends in Quarters

American teen sensation loses to No. 9 seed Wozniacki

(Newser) - Melanie Oudin's magical US Open is over. Showing signs of shakiness in her first Grand Slam quarterfinal, the 17-year-old American got off to a slow start tonight against No. 9-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark and never really recovered, losing 6-2, 6-2. More »

5 Fun Facts About Melanie Oudin

Boyfriend helped American teen design those flashy shoes

(Newser) - With American Melanie Oudin’s surprise roll to the US Open quarterfinals capturing the sports world’s imagination, Chris Chase of Yahoo! Sports lists five facts you should know about the 17-year-old:
  • It’s gotta be the shoes: Oudin herself selected the pink-and-yellow look. Maker Adidas earlier said the design
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Oudin Storms Into Quarters

(Newser) - American teenager Melanie Oudin continued her rampage through the US Open this afternoon, again dropping the first set en route to upsetting a seeded Russian in a 1-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3 victory over No. 13 Nadia Petrova. The 70th-ranked 17-year-old, buoyed by the crowd's vocal support, demonstrated laser-like focus until... More »

17-Year-Old Oudin Upsets Sharapova

(Newser) - She sat there in shock. Then, the tears started falling. Believe it or not, 17-year-old Melanie Oudin is the toast of the town at the US Open. Gritting her way through a shaky third set, the 70th-ranked player from Marietta, Ga., pulled off her second upset of the Open... More »

American Oudin Upsets No. 4 Dementieva

No. 70 Melanie Oudin wins 5-7, 6-4, 6-3

(Newser) - Tiny but determined American teen Melanie Oudin delivered the biggest upset of the US Open so far with a 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 victory over no. 4 Elena Dementieva today at Flushing Meadows, the New York Times reports. “When I play with no fear, that’s when I play my... More »

US Teen Oudin Upsets Jankovic

(Newser) - American teenager Melanie Oudin pulled off the biggest upset of the first week at Wimbledon today, beating former No. 1 Jelena Jankovic, 6-7 (8), 7-5, 6-2. The No. 6-seeded Jankovic struggled with the heat on a sunny, 82-degree afternoon and took a 12-minute break after the first set. Meanwhile, five-time... More »

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