Oudin signs multiyear deal
NEW YORK -- So here is what 17-year-old Melanie Oudin of Marietta, Ga., was doing about 20 minutes before heading out to play in the first Grand Slam quarterfinal of her nascent career: affixing her signature to an endorsement contract.
Welcome to the big time, Mel.
Oudin insisted Thursday that bit of business didn't affect her play in any way during a 6-2, 6-2 loss to Caroline Wozniacki the night before.
"I knew I was going to. It wasn't a big deal. My coach was like, 'Just ...
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2009 U.S. Open
Women's singles: Kim Clijsters, Belgium
Juan Martin del Potro, Argentina
Men's doubles: Lukas Dlouhy, Czech Republic and Leander Paes, India
Women's doubles: Serena and Venus Williams, United States
Mixed doubles: Carly Gullickson and Travis Parrott, United States
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