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Melanie Oudin wins Birmingham title

Updated: June 18, 2012, 11:56 AM ET
Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, England -- Melanie Oudin of the United States won her first WTA tournament, defeating Jelena Jankovic 6-4, 6-2 Monday in the rain-delayed, grass-court final of the Aegon Classic.

The 20-year-old came through qualifying and won eight matches to claim her first tour title at the Wimbledon warm-up event. She also earned a wild card to compete at the All England Club next week.

"It was like this came out of nowhere," said Oudin, who didn't expect to win her first title ...

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