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Steffi Graf vs Jennifer Capriati 1990 Wimbledon 1/2

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Oudin Impresses on Grass

Melanie Oudin has secured her first WTA Tour title and, following her victory at the AEGON Classic.

The American came through qualifying in Birmingham, and went on to secure the grass-court event, beating two seeds in the process. Having defeated eighth seed, Ekaterina Makarova in the semi-finals, Oudin saw off the sixth seed, Jelena Jankovic, in straight sets, 6-4 6-2.

The victory was made all the more impressive by the fact that both finalists had to win two matches on Sunday, due to the rain-affected schedule, before the final on Monday. The 20-year-old Oudin looked fresher than her opponent, who is seven years older, and eventually came out on top after one hour and 35 minutes on court. Read more »