Monday, April 19, 2010
It wasn't that long ago when she was in the stands watching as the world's greatest tennis stars played. Now, Melanie Oudin is playing on the same stage. Oudin, at 19, rose in popularity last year after being the youngest American Grand Slam quarterfinalist since Serena Williams did it at the Open in 1999. With the word 'Believe' inscribed on her shoes, Oudin fought from behind and defeated four top-ranked Russians to make it to the quarterfinals.
Oudin returned for her second year along with some of the top-ranked women's players in the world to compete in the Family Circle Cup on Daniel Island.
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