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Posted on: Thursday, June 25, 2009

Tennis: American teen Oudin reaches 3rd round at Wimbledon


Associated Press

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) American Melanie Oudin has advanced to the third round in her first appearance at Wimbledon by beating Yaroslava Shvedova 3-6, 6-2, 6-4.

Oudin became the last woman to make the round of 32 with a victory that ended at twilight Thursday. She benefited from 48 unforced errors by Shvedova.

A native of Marietta, Ga., Oudin will play former No. 1 Jelena Jankovic on Saturday.