Melanie Oudin

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Birthday
23, 1991
Birthplace
Georgia
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Georgia

About

American tennis player who shot to instant stardom after reaching the round of 16 of the Wimbledon Championships in 2009 and the quarterfinals at the US Open shortly thereafter. That year, she won the WTA Award for Newcomer of the Year.

Before Fame

By middle school, she was being home schooled so that she could spend more time honing her tennis skills.

Trivia

In 2009, she became the youngest woman to reach the quarterfinals at the U.S. Open since Serena Williams in 1999.

Family Life

She has a twin sister named Katherine and a younger sister named Christina.

Associated With

She pulled off an upset over Maria Sharapova in the third round of the 2009 U.S. Open.