Are you looking at the sports news today and scratching your head trying to figure out if you know these surviving women in the US Open? If there is anyone in the world who predicted these 8 women would make the quarterfinals of the Open, I just hope I am facebook/orkut/myspace friends with them, because they are sure to win a lottery sometime in the future.
But let's pause for a moment, take a deep breath and reanalyze the women's field. We absolutely have to begin with Oudin. The clearest dividing line between those that win at the slams and those that don't is mental toughness. At the tender age of 17, Melanie has already proven that this is a quality that she possesses in abundance. The serve and th