Wild Cards Keep Winning At Red Rock Pro Open

Bondarenko photo by Tracey Lee / Red Rock Pro Open   By Steve Pratt SUMMERLIN (Sept. 25, 2014) – UCLA sophomore Jennifer Brady upset defending champion and No. 6-seeded Melanie Oudin on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals at the Red Rock Pro Open taking place at the Red Rock Country Club.   The 19-year-old wild-card Brady is taking the fall off of school, and so far it...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Get to know CiCi Bellis, the 15-year-old American who just pulled off a U.S. Open stunner

We love to get excited about young Americans doing well at the U.S. Open. Isn't that right, Melanie Oudin? It may be is definitely too early to get excited about 15-year-old Catherine (or is it CiCi?) Bellis' first-round win Tuesday in New York, but nevertheless, here's an introduction to a player sure to get plenty of attention for at least the next two days. She'...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

US Open Wild Card Challenge Standings

  (July 22, 2014) With one week left in the women’s US Open Wild Card Challenge, a berth into the 2014 US Open main draw will be decided this week at the Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships, a $50,000 event in Lexington, Ky. The race for the women’s wild card is tight, with Nicole Gibbs winning the singles title at the USTA Player Development $50,000 Women’s Classic in Carson...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Nicole Gibbs Beats Melanie Oudin for Carson USTA Pro Circuit Title

Nicole Gibbs photo by Kevin Riewthong/ For the USTA (July 20, 2014) CARSON, CA – Nicole Gibbs moved another step closer to playing in her third consecutive US Open main draw, capturing the USTA Player Development Women’s $50,000 Classic with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Melanie Oudin on Sunday at the USTA Training Center – West at StubHub Center.   Gibbs, 21, is a two-time NCAA singles...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Melanie Oudin and Nicole Gibbs to Meet in Carson Final

CARSON, July 19, 2014 – Melanie Oudin and Nicole Gibbs survived sluggish first-set losses to advance to Sunday’s singles final of the USTA Player Development Women’s $50,000 Classic being played at the USTA Training Center – West at StubHub Center.   Both players called the first game of the second set the turning point in their matches.   The No. 4-seeded Oudin dropped...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Four Americans Reach the semifinals of Carson

(July 18, 2014) CARSON – Four Americans moved into the semifinals of the USTA Player Development Women’s $50,000 Classic in Carson, Calif., on Friday at the USTA Training Center – West at StubHub Center.   Former US Open quarterfinalist Melanie Oudin will take on 26-year-old veteran and former University of North Carolina star Sanaz Marand following the 10 a.m. doubles final...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Seed Ousted at USTA Player Development Women’s $50,000 Classic

  CARSON, July 16, 2014 – The singles quarterfinals are set at the USTA Player Development Women’s $50,000 Classic in Carson, Calif., at the USTA Training Center – West at The StubHub Center.   Six Americans advanced to the quarterfinals, including US Open Wild Card Challenge leader Julia Boserup, who upset No. 7 seed and former world No. 32 Romina Oprandi of Switzerland...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Gibbs, Sanchez and Oudin Among the American Winners at Carson

Nicole Gibbs by Dave Kenas / For the USTA CARSON, July 16, 2014 – First round play was completed on Wednesday at the USTA Player Development Women’s $50,000 Classic in Carson, Calif., at the USTA Training Center – West at The StubHub Center.   Seven Americans advanced to the second round, including two-time NCAA singles champion for Stanford Nicole Gibbs, who cruised past...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Day 2 of Qualies at USTA Pro Circuit Event in Carson

    Main Draw Begins and Qualifying Concludes Tomorrow at the USTA Training Center – West at The StubHub Center   CARSON, July 14, 2014 – Day two of qualifying was completed today at the USTA Player Development Women’s $50,000 Classic in Carson, Calif.  Six Americans and five of the top eight seeds in qualifying are still alive going into tomorrow’s final day of play...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Slow Down With Sloane

It did not take long for the 2014 Wimbledon tournament to provide a stormy, polarizing moment. After only two hours of play, Sloane Stephens — owner of six consecutive round-of-16 or better showings at the majors, the longest active streak in women’s tennis — crashed out of the All-England Club with a 6-2, 7-6 (6) loss to Maria Kirilenko. Stephens’s penchant for playing well...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Har-Tru USTA Pro Circuit Wild Card Challenge Standings Update

(April 28, 2014) Grace Min and Daniel Kosakowski lead the Har-Tru USTA Pro Circuit Wild Card Challenge Standings as the race for a main draw wild card into the French Open concludes this week at the Tallahassee (Fla.) Tennis Challenger and Audi Melbourne Pro Tennis Classic in Indian Harbour Beach, Fla. Tallahassee and Indian Harbour Beach will be streamed live this week on www.procircuit...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

USTA Announces Tournaments for French Open Wild Card Challenge

(April 3, 2014) The USTA announced the tournaments for the Har-Tru USTA Pro Circuit Wild Card Challenge, which utilizes the USTA Pro Circuit to award wild cards into the French Open. Three women’s events will be hosted in Dothan, Ala., Charlottesville, Va., and Indian Harbour Beach, Fla., and three men’s events will take place in Sarasota, Fla., Savannah, Ga., and Tallahassee...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Johnson, Sachia Vickery Earn Main Draw Wild Cards into 2014 Australian Open

Steve Johnson (December 22, 2013) NORCROSS, Ga. – Steve Johnson and Sachia Vickery each earned main draw wild cards into January’s Australian Open by winning a tournament they almost didn’t play.   Vickery, 18, defeated fellow 18-year old Victoria Duval, 6-2, 6-3, while Johnson, 23, defeated 22-year old Tennys Sandgren, 4-6, 6-3, 0-6, 7-6(5), 6-1, in Sunday’s finals of the...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Oudin dealing with muscle condition, may miss Australian Open

Usually at this point in the offseason, pro tennis player Melanie Oudin is putting in at least six hours a day of court time and fitness work. Right now, as the 2009 U.S. Open quarterfinalist recovers from a muscle-damaging condition she says caused her arms to swell ''like balloons,'' Oudin is under doctor's orders to limit herself to one hour a day of running...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Oudin says she has muscle-damaging condition

Surprise 2009 U.S. Open quarterfinalist Melanie Oudin (oo-DAN) says she has a muscle-damaging condition that may be caused by intense exertion. Oudin has written on her Twitter feed that her ''off season is a little paused at the moment'' because of the ailment, called rhabdomyolysis (rab-doe-my-OL-uh-sis), and she is ''doing everything possible for a speedy...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

American Allie Kiick Stuns Mealnie Oudin at the Women’s Pro Classic

Photo by Mauricio Paiz (November 6, 2013) CAPTIVA, FLORIDA – Wednesday’s matches and line-up of American tennis stars playing at the Women’s Pro Classic turned out to be an exciting day of tennis on Captiva at the South Seas Island Resort with local Lauren Embree, Melanie Oudin, Victoria Duval and Taylor Townsend all in action on Wednesday.   Getting things underway this morning...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Women’s Pro Tennis Debuts in Captiva at the Women’s Pro Classic

(November 3, 2013) CAPTIVA, FLORIDA – Women’s professional tennis officially made its debut in Captiva, Florida, today when play got underway for the Singles Qualifying Draw of the Women’s Pro Classic at South Seas Island Resort. A $50,000 USTA Pro Circuit Women’s Event, it is the last one on the USTA Women’s Pro Circuit Calendar for 2013 and the final opportunity for players...
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November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Melanie Oudin Captures Party Rock Open Title

LAS VEGAS (Sept. 29, 2013) – Melanie Oudin captured her seventh overall career singles titles, sixth USTA $50,000 Pro Circuit event and first Party Rock Open with an exciting three-set win over fellow American CoCo Vandeweghe on Sunday at the Darling Tennis Center. Traditionally not a fast starter, the 22-year-old Oudin from Marietta, Ga., was […]
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

CoCo Vandeweghe to Meet Melanie Oudin for Party Rock Open Title

  LAS VEGAS (Sept. 28, 2013) – Las Vegas loves the No. 21, and on Saturday night at the Party Rock Open the Vegas tennis fans celebrated with 21-year-old Southern Californian CoCo Vandeweghe, who shuffled into the final round of Redfoo’s USTA Women’s $50,000 Pro Circuit event with a dominating 6-1, 6-3 win over Georgia’s […]
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

WTA Quebec City – Monday Schedule

CHALLENGE BELL Québec City, Canada September 9-15, 2013 $235,000/International Hard/Outdoors Order Of Play – Monday, September 9, 2013 Court Bell (from 11.00hrs) 1. Melanie Oudin vs. Madison Brengle (Singles Q Final) 2. Christina McHale vs. Tamira Paszek (NB 12.00hrs) 3. Mallory Burdette vs. Marina Erakovic 4. Dabrowski/Fichman vs. Barrois/Daniilidou 5. Aleksandra Wozniak vs....
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Citi Open Monday Gallery: Kerber, Stephens, Johnson and More

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Monday action at the Citi Open took place over five courts, with the last ball being played just before midnight, earning American Melanie Oudin a spot in the second round. Players roamed, stretched, practice and played all over the grounds, including Angelique Kerber, David Goffin, Steve Johnson, Alexandr Dolgopolov, Dmitry Tursunov, Radek Stepanek, Juan Martin...
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July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Sock, Baker, Oudin Lead Strong Men’s and Women’s Fields for Citi Open Qualifying

WASHINGTON (July 23, 2013) A very strong and deep field of players will compete for a spot in the ATP and WTA main draws at the Citi Open’s qualifying rounds, held July 27 and 28 at the William H.G. Fitzgerald Tennis Center in Rock Creek Park. First round match play begins Saturday at 10 a.m. with National Parks Community Day, featuring fun family activities held throughout...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

WTA Birmingham Gallery: Monday and Tuesday with Bouchard, Keys, Jovanovski

(June 11, 2013) The WTA event in Birmingham kicks off the grass season this week, and first round notable winners from Monday and Tuesday include Madison Keys, Bojana Jovanovski and qualifiers Alison Riske and Maria Sanchez. Also in today’s gallery: Eugenie Bouchard, Anne Keothavong, Yulia Putintseva, Tara Moore, Melanie South, and Melanie Oudin who was the defending champion...
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June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Oudin's Aegon defense ends quickly

Melanie Oudin's defense of her Aegon Classic title lasted only 57 minutes Monday, with the American losing 6-3, 6-1 to Croatian qualifier Ajla Tomljanovic in the first round. The 80th-ranked Oudin struggled in cold and windy conditions in Birmingham, central England, failing to handle the dominant serve of Tomljanovic. The Croat will play top-seeded Kirsten Flipkens. Tomljanovic...
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June 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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