A day in the life of Mallory Burdette
NEW YORK -- You know what is totally uncool? Catching a stomach virus the night before you're scheduled to play Maria Sharapova on center court in the third round of the U.S. Open.
Such was the fate of Mallory Burdette, a wild-card entry at this year's tournament who surprised in Rounds 1 and 2, earning herself a Friday afternoon date with Sharapova, the No. 3 player in the world. Apparently there's a bit of a bug going around Flushing Meadows, at least that's what a trainer told ...
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