Melanie Oudin to Undergo Heart Operation
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Melanie Oudin to Undergo Heart Operation

American tennis star Melanie Oudin was recently diagnosed with a type of arrhythmia or irregular heartbeat.

Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams pleased ahead of French Open
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Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams pleased ahead of French Open

Williams won her sixth Miami crown and denied Sharapova her first Miami title, dropping the Russian to 0-5 in Miami finals. Williams has beaten Sharapova 11 times in a row and leads their overall rivalry 12-2.

Serena Williams to face Maria Sharapova in Miami Open final
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Serena Williams to face Maria Sharapova in Miami Open final

Serena thrashed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-0, 6-3 in the second semifinal, and will meet Sharapova who beat Jelena Jankovic in an earlier clash.

Maria Sharapova battles past Sara Errani to enter Miami Open semis
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Maria Sharapova battles past Sara Errani to enter Miami Open semis

Sharapova is trying to become just the third woman to win both the prestigious Indian Wells and Miami hardcourt titles in the same year. Steffi Graf accomplished the feat in 1994 and 1996, and Clijsters did so in 2005.

Li Na beats Garbine Muguruza to reach Miami quarterfinals
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Li Na beats Garbine Muguruza to reach Miami quarterfinals

Li will play top seed Serena Williams in the quarter-finals after the American came back from a set down to win 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 against Slovakia's 13th seed Dominika Cibulkova.

Serena Williams rallies to beat Dominika Cibulkova in Miami Open pre-quarters
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Serena Williams rallies to beat Dominika Cibulkova in Miami Open pre-quarters

Serena was down a service break trailing 4-1 in the second set on Monday before she won five straight games. She swept the final three games and served out the match at love with three aces.

Miami Open: Maria Sharapova beats Elena Vesnina to enter last 16
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Miami Open: Maria Sharapova beats Elena Vesnina to enter last 16

Sharapova has never won the Miami title, although she's reached the final four times.

Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna win openers in Miami doubles
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Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna win openers in Miami doubles

Seventh seeds Leander Paes and Michael Llodra, along with third seed Mahesh Bhupathi and Daniel Nestor had earlier booked berths in the second round.

Miami Open: Flavia Pennetta books second round clash with Serena Williams
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Miami Open: Flavia Pennetta books second round clash with Serena Williams

Pennetta, ranked 103rd, will meet Williams on Thursday in a second-round match at the $8.5 million event, which awarded byes to all 32 seeded players in both the men's and women's draws.

Melanie Oudin claims maiden title in Birmingham
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Melanie Oudin claims maiden title in Birmingham

US qualifier Melanie Oudin defeated former world number one Jelena Jankovic in straight sets to win her first WTA Tour title here on Monday.

Melanie Oudin of the United States receives Wimbledon wild card
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Melanie Oudin of the United States receives Wimbledon wild card

Melanie Oudin of the United States has been awarded a Wimbledon wild card after reaching the final of the grass-court Aegon Classic.

Oudin, star at
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Oudin, star at '09 US Open, gets French wild card

Melanie Oudin was introduced to the world - and to the notion of outsized expectations - when she was an unseeded and unknown 17-year-old from Marietta, Ga., who upset Maria Sharapova during a captivating run to the 2009 U.S. Open quarterfinals.

Medina Garrigues advances at Charleston tennis
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Medina Garrigues advances at Charleston tennis

Spain's Anabel Medina Garrigues defeated qualifier Melanie Oudin 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 on Monday as the main draw action got underway at the WTA Tour's Charleston tournament.

Paes-Stepanek make winning start in Miami Masters
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Paes-Stepanek make winning start in Miami Masters

Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek laboured their way to the pre-quarterfinals of the Miami Masters after downing Marcos Baghdatis and Sam Querrey.

Djokovic, Azarenka look to defend Miami titles
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Djokovic, Azarenka look to defend Miami titles

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Victoria Azarenka of Belarus will try to defend their titles at the $9.6 million ATP and WTA Miami hardcourt event that begins on Tuesday.

Williams sisters to play in World TeamTennis matches
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Williams sisters to play in World TeamTennis matches

Venus Williams, John McEnroe and Melanie Oudin will be featured among five live broadcasts of World TeamTennis matches. Serena Williams also is scheduled to play this summer.

Defending champ Schiavone off to superb start
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Defending champ Schiavone off to superb start

Defending champion Francesca Schiavone bounced back to her winning ways at the French Open, beating Melanie Oudin of the United States 6-2, 6-0 Monday in the first round.

Invincible Djokovic vanquishes Nadal
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Invincible Djokovic vanquishes Nadal

Novak Djokovic did it again on Sunday, defeating world number one Rafael Nadal 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/4) to win the ATP Miami Masters crown and remain unbeaten in 2011.

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