Melanie Oudin

Melanie Oudin during day six of the Mercury Insurance Open in Carlsbad, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Oudin Receives Wild Card Entry Into US Open

Former quarterfinalist Melanie Oudin was one of the wild cards named to the 2012 U.S. Open.


Christina McHale of the US celebrates match point after defeating Marion Bartoli of France on August 31, 2011. (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Liguori: Who Will Be The US Open’s Next American Cinderella Story?

American tennis fans are looking for that next Cinderella Story. Remember Melanie Oudin’s exciting run to the quarterfinals in 2009? On Tuesday afternoon, we were treated to someone who just may fill that role.


U.S. Open - Day 5

US Open Play Gets Going With Eyes On Hurricane

Eyes were on Kim Clijsters, Andy Murray and a hurricane named Earl as play began Friday under gray skies at the US Open.


Beatrice Capra of the United States signs autographs for fans after upsetting Aravane Rezai of France at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010. Capra beat Rezai 7-5, 2-6, 6-3. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Sharapova On Deck For US Open Underdog Capra

Maria Sharapova’s next match at the US Open will come against 18-year-old Beatrice Capra, the 371st-ranked American who, with a win in that third-round match, would be one step closer to becoming the 2010 version of Melanie Oudin.


Melanie Oudin of the United States returns a forehand against Olga Savchuk of the Ukraine during her first round women's single match on day one of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 30, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Oudin, Schiavone Advance At US Open

Melanie Oudin, the 18-year-old from Marietta, Ga., needed just 56 minutes to beat Olga Savchuk of Ukraine 6-3, 6-0.