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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...
Via Tennis Panorama
2 days ago  |  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...
Via Tennis Panorama
3 days ago  |  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...
Via Tennis Panorama
4 days ago  |  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...
Via Tennis Panorama
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Melanie Oudin regains confidence, talks about coaching change, and admits to being “so nervous” playing U.S. Open

Melanie Oudin in press Tuesday evening at the Citi Open in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C. – To some tennis fans, American Melanie Oudin may be an old story after her quarterfinal run at the 2009 U.S. Open and subsequent decline due to pressure. But after winning her first title in Birmingham recently and with her stellar results this summer, she is re-energized, radiant,...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Oudin's Cinderella Run in Birmingham Continues

Melanie Oudin entered the qualification for the AEGON Classic thinking she could get a couple of grass-court matches in before Wimbledon Qualification began.  The 20 year-old American travelled to Birmingham, England as the No. 208 player in the world, needing any tour-level wins she could get.  It did not look like she would be able to get any at the AEGON Classic, where her first...
Via In the Tramlines
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Oudin ends Grand Slam losing streak at French Open

It had been awhile since Melanie Oudin felt confident she could win a match at tennis' top tournaments. And, well, it had been awhile since the surprise 2009 U.S. Open quarterfinalist from Marietta, Ga., actually won one. Urging herself on with fist pumps and yelps of ''Come on!'' that her opponent found ''a little bit annoying,'' Oudin overcame...
Via AP on Fox
May 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Oudin, star at '09 US Open, gets French wild card

Melanie Oudin is heading to the French Open after earning a wild card at low-level clay-court tournaments in the United States. She told The Associated Press on Monday: ''I'm going in the right direction now'' after ''the down part of my career.'' When Oudin was 17, unseeded and unknown out of Marietta, Ga., she made a captivating run to the...
Via AP on Fox
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Oudin earns French Open wild card

About 2 1/2 years after her captivating run to the US Open quarterfinals, Melanie Oudin of Marietta, Ga., has earned a wild card into the French Open. The US Tennis Association said Sunday the 20-year-old Oudin got the berth at Roland Garros based on results at USTA Pro Circuit clay-court tournaments at Dothan, Ala., Charlottesville, Va., and Indian Harbour Beach, Fla. She won the...
Via AP on Fox
May 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Melanie Oudin earns USTA's French Open wild card

About 21/2 years after her captivating run to the U.S. Open quarterfinals, Melanie Oudin of Marietta, Ga., has earned a wild card into the French Open. The U.S. Tennis Association says Sunday the 20-year-old Oudin got the berth at Roland Garros based on results at USTA Pro Circuit clay-court tournaments at Dothan, Ala., Charlottesville, Va., and Indian Harbour Beach, Fla. She won...
Via AP on Fox
May 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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