A new take on Melanie Oudin's magical summer
A new take on Melanie Oudin
The recent runs by 19-year-old Christina McHale and Sloane Stephens are reminiscent of another American teenager who found stardom at the U.S. Open. Two years ago, in the summer of 2009, Melanie Oudin had two phenomenal tournaments while the whole world was watching. A fourth-round showing at Wimbledon and a dream run to the U.S. Open quarterfinals vaulted the All-American teenager, then 17, from obscurity to celebrity. The petite player from Marietta, Ga., was everywhere: She opened the NASDAQ, ...
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