Melanie Oudin, John Isner Emerge as America's Tennis Underdog Sensations

Two U.S. underdogs, two huge upsets in the tennis world. Today, U.S.'s Melanie Oudin, 17, is bound for U.S. Open quarterfinals with another comeback victory, beating 13th-seeded Nadia Petrova 1-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3. This amazing victory comes on the heels of upsets against fourth-seeded Elena Dementieva in the second round and former world No. 1 Maria Sharapova, who she defeated 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 in a marathon third-round match on Saturday. While Marietta, Ga.'s Oudin was defeating Sharapova,...Full Story
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