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Wozniacki to meet Wickmayer in semis

Updated: September 10, 2009, 1:41 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Maybe it all was a little too much, a little too soon for Melanie Oudin.

The 17-year-old from Marietta, Ga., kept erasing big deficits and upsetting older, taller, higher-ranked players at the U.S. Open, generating more and more interest in her magical ride.

Her gutsy play, aw-shucks approach and those pink-and-yellow sneakers with "BELIEVE" on the heels carried Oudin all the way to the quarterfinals at the American Grand Slam tournament. That's where her surprising story ...

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