Melanie Oudin stopped in US Open second round, Kim Clijsters safely through

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American Melanie Oudin, who came out of nowhere to reach the quarterfinals of the 2009 US Open, found it hard to carry the burden of high expectations and fell to the recently-married Alona Bondarenko...

Jelena Jankovic eliminated from Wimbledon, improved Ana Ivanovic advances

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Sixth seed Jelena Jankovic fell in the third round of Wimbledon 2009 to American world No.124 Melanie Oudin 6-7 (8) 7-5 6-2, while her fellow Serb Ana Ivanovic made a better showing than usual...

US Open third round: Melanie Oudin ousts Maria Sharapova, Dinara Safina sent crashing

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America’s third-highest ranked WTA player Melanie Oudin reached the fourth round of a second straight Grand Slam, pulling off a comeback victory over Maria Sharapova, while world No.1 Dinara Safina finally crashed out of...

WTA fashion at the 2011 Australian Open

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As our reader Brenda from Argentina asked for my overview of the 2011 Australian Open tennis fashion, here it is - a little bit of every brand, a little bit of good and bad. Let's...

Melanie Oudin ousts another Russian to reach US Open quarterfinals

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World No.70 Melanie Oudin can now be called the slayer of the Russians, as the 17-year-old American hope defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the first round, fourth seed Elena Dementieva in the second, seed No.29...

Vacations of the stars: WTA players take advantage of time off

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With many WTA players having finished their last tournaments of the season, vacation selfies and snapchats are taking over their social media accounts. Below is a brief rundown on some of the trips WTA...

Photos from the US Open: Rain-interrupted Thursday

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The second round of qualifying at the 2016 US Open completed on Thursday, even though the tournament was hit by two rain showers in the afternoon, delaying play up into the night hours. Thirty-two players...

Melanie Oudin signs with Virgin Mobile

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World No.41 Melanie Oudin of the United States has signed a four-year sponsorship deal with cellular phone service provider Virgin Mobile. The surprising 2009 US Open quarterfinalist could earn as much as $2 million from...

Melanie Oudin switches from “believe” to “courage” for the US Open

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Melanie Oudin was the media darling of the 2009 US Open when she became the youngest American player to advance to the tournament quarterfinals in 10 years. Her thrilling run was accompanied by the...

Jelena Jankovic states Melanie Oudin “doesn’t have any weapons”

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Jelena Jankovic, who was stunned by 17-year-old Melanie Oudin in the third round of Wimbledon, didn’t want to blame her own lack of quality for the defeat and even characterized her opponent’s game as...