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Melanie Oudin out at Aegon Classic

Updated: June 10, 2013, 3:43 PM ET
Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, England -- Melanie Oudin's defense of her Aegon Classic title lasted only 57 minutes Monday, with the American losing 6-3, 6-1 to Croatian qualifier Ajla Tomljanovic in the first round.

The 80th-ranked Oudin struggled in cold and windy conditions in central England, failing to handle the dominant serve of Tomljanovic. The Croat will play top-seeded Kirsten Flipkens.

Oudin beat Jelena Jankovic in straight sets in last year's final of the grass-court tournament, ...

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