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Melanie Oudin
Melanie Oudin
(born September 23, 1991) is a former American tennis player and former world junior No. 2. She was a member of the American Fed Cup
Fed Cup
team from 2009 to 2011 and winner of the 2011 US Open mixed doubles title, with fellow American player Jack Sock. As a 17-year-old in the middle of 2009, Oudin reached the round of 16 of the Wimbledon Championships, followed by a quarterfinal at the US Open six weeks later. She reached a career-high ranking of world No. 31 on April 19, 2010. Oudin retired from tennis on August 18, 2017 citing numerous health issues and injuries.[1]

Contents

1 Personal life 2 Tennis
Tennis
career

2.1 2008–09: Breakthrough in WTA, US Open quarterfinal, and top-50 ranking 2.2 2010: Steady form 2.3 2011: Singles downfall, mixed-doubles Grand Slam title 2.4 2012: Inconsistency, 1st WTA singles title 2.5 Since 2013

3 Fed Cup 4 Significant finals

4.1 Grand Slam finals

4.1.1 Mixed Doubles: 1 (1–0)

5 WTA career finals

5.1 Singles: 1 (1–0)

6 ITF Career statistics

6.1 Singles Finals: 10 (6–4) 6.2 Doubles Finals: 7 (2–5)

7 Performance timelines

7.1 Grand Slam women's singles performance timeline 7.2 Grand Slam women's doubles performance timeline

8 References 9 External links

Personal life[edit] Oudin, a Marietta, Georgia
Marietta, Georgia
native, has a twin sister, Katherine, and a younger sister, Christina.[2] Introduced to the sport at the age of seven alongside sister Katherine, it was clear Melanie had a gift. As Melanie continued to improve, her time spent on the court increased as well. In seventh grade, Melanie made the decision to homeschool, giving her more time on the practice courts and an opportunity to play more tournaments. In an article with Atlanta
Atlanta
Magazine Oudin said, "If I was going to homeschool, I was going to try to go pro for sure”.[3] While the decision proved to be very beneficial for her career, Oudin admits envying her twin sister's experiences at a regular school.[4] She says her idol is Justine Henin
Justine Henin
because "she proved you don't have to be tall to win things."[5] Her grandmother inspired her and her sister to play tennis when she gave them racquets and lessons when they were young.[6] Tennis
Tennis
career[edit] 2008–09: Breakthrough in WTA, US Open quarterfinal, and top-50 ranking[edit] Oudin turned professional in February 2008.[7] In April 2008, she received a wildcard at the WTA tournament in Miami
Miami
where she lost in the first round to Tathiana Garbin
Tathiana Garbin
in three sets.[8] In August, Oudin received a wildcard into her first Grand Slam main draw at the US Open. She was defeated by Australian Jessica Moore 7-6, 7-6. In October that year, Oudin participated in the Bell Challenge in Quebec City. In the first round, she defeated third seed Sybille Bammer, 6–4, 3–6, 7–5. In the second round, she defeated Russian Olga Puchkova, 6–1, 7–6. Reaching her first WTA quarterfinals, she was defeated by sixth seed Bethanie Mattek, 7-6, 6-1. Oudin began 2009 by qualifying for the main draw of the Australian Open. She was then defeated in the first round by Akgul Amanmuradova, 6-1, 6-4. At the 2009 Wimbledon
2009 Wimbledon
Championships, Oudin entered as a qualifier. She defeated No. 29 Sybille Bammer
Sybille Bammer
in three sets in the first round and Yaroslava Shvedova
Yaroslava Shvedova
in three sets in the second. Oudin defeated also world No. 6 Jelena Janković, 6–7, 7–5, 6–2 but lost to Agnieszka Radwańska
Agnieszka Radwańska
in the fourth round, 4-6, 5-7. At the US Open, Oudin entered as a wildcard. In her first-round match, she easily defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, 6–1, 6–2. In the second round, she stunned fourth-seeded Elena Dementieva, 5–7, 6–4, 6–3, in her Arthur Ashe Stadium
Arthur Ashe Stadium
debut. Then in the third round, she defeated a resurgent Maria Sharapova, 3–6, 6–4, 7–5. At 17 years of age, Oudin reached the fourth round of a major event for the second consecutive time. In the fourth round, she played another Russian, 13th-seeded Nadia Petrova. She defeated Petrova, 1–6, 7–6, 6–3, to reach the quarterfinals of the event. She became the youngest woman since Serena Williams
Serena Williams
in 1999 to reach the quarterfinals at the US Open, and the youngest since Maria Sharapova to reach the quarterfinals at a Major. Her Cinderella story ended when ninth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki
Caroline Wozniacki
defeated her, 6-2, 6-2. A standing ovation occurred when Oudin was leaving the court. After the US Open, Oudin's ranking rose into the top 50, her first appearance there. 2010: Steady form[edit]

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At the 2010 Australian Open, Oudin was defeated, 6–2, 5–7, 5–7, by Alla Kudryavtseva
Alla Kudryavtseva
in the first round. After rallying from a set and 1–3 down, Oudin defeated Ágnes Szávay to reach her first semifinal of a WTA tour event at the Open GdF Suez in Paris. She then fell in three sets to world No. 7 Elena Dementieva, in a rematch of the US Open second round. At the Cellular South Cup in Memphis, Oudin was the second seed. She lost in the quarterfinals to Sofia Arvidsson. At the French Open, Oudin made an early exit by losing 2–6, 5–7 to Anabel Medina Garrigues
Anabel Medina Garrigues
in the first round. At Wimbledon, Oudin reached the second round, before losing to Jarmila Groth. Oudin reached the second round at the US Open, before losing to Alona Bondarenko, 2–6, 5–7. 2011: Singles downfall, mixed-doubles Grand Slam title[edit]

Oudin at the 2011 Texas Tennis
Tennis
Open

In January, she obtained an invitation to play at the Hong Kong Tennis Classic with compatriots Venus Williams
Venus Williams
and John McEnroe. At Hobart, Oudin was defeated in the 1st round by 5th seed Klára Zakopalová 6-3, 7-6(3).[9] In the 1st round of the Australian Open, she lost to Klára Zakopalová
Klára Zakopalová
1-6, 6-3, 1-6.[10] In the Fed Cup
Fed Cup
tie against Belgium, Oudin lost her 1st rubber to Kim Clijsters 0-6, 4-6.[11] In her final rubber, she was defeated by Yanina Wickmayer
Yanina Wickmayer
6-2, 6-0.[12] Belgium
Belgium
reached the semifinals at the Fed Cup
Fed Cup
defeating the USA 4-1.[13] Oudin got her first win of the year at the Open GdF Suez, where she beat Vera Dushevina
Vera Dushevina
in the 1st round 7–5, 5–7, 6–2.[14] In the second round, Oudin lost to 8th seed Dominika Cibulková
Dominika Cibulková
of Slovakia 4-6, 6-7(5).[15] Having reached the semifinals the year before, Oudin's ranking dropped from No. 61 to No. 72. Oudin's next tournament was the Cellular South Cup in Memphis. Seeded 3rd, she won her 1st round match against Anastasia Pivovarova of Russia 6–4, 6–0.[16] In the 2nd round, she faced Russian Evgeniya Rodina, only to lose 6–1, 7–5.[17] Oudin was unable to defend her quarterfinal points from last year and therefore saw her ranking fall from No. 72 to No. 81. At the Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Oudin retired from her 1st round match against qualifier Lesia Tsurenko.[18] Ranked 82 at the Monterrey Open, Oudin won her 1st round match over fellow American Vania King
Vania King
6-4, 6-1.[19] She was defeated in the 2nd round by 2nd seed and eventual champion Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-2, 7-6(6).[20] Ranked 84 at the BNP Paribas Open, Oudin won her 1st round match over Elena Vesnina
Elena Vesnina
7-6(2), 6-2.[21] She was eliminated in the 2nd round by 23rd seed Yanina Wickmayer
Yanina Wickmayer
6-4, 6-3.[22] Moving on to the Sony Ericsson Open, Oudin started the tournament well with a 1st round win over Julia Görges
Julia Görges
7-5, 6-3.[23] She was defeated in the 2nd round by 29th seed Daniela Hantuchová 6-1, 6-3.[24] Oudin began her clay court season at the Family Circle Cup. She lost in the 1st round to Tamira Paszek
Tamira Paszek
1-6, 5-7.[25] In the 2011 Fed Cup World Group Play-offs tie versus Germany, Oudin lost both of her rubbers to Julia Görges
Julia Görges
2-6, 6-7(5) and Andrea Petkovic
Andrea Petkovic
2-6, 3-6.[26][27] Germany
Germany
defeated the USA 5-0. As a result, the USA was out of the World Group for the 1st time.[28] Ranked 93 at the Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem, Oudin upset 3rd seed Lourdes Domínguez Lino in the 1st round 4-6, 6-1, 6-2.[29] She reached the quarterfinals when her second round opponent, Polona Hercog, withdrew due to an ankle injury.[30] In the quarterfinals, Oudin lost to eventual champion Alberta Brianti
Alberta Brianti
5-7, 7-5, 0-6.[31] At the Estoril Open, Oudin lost in the first round to qualifier and fellow American Sloane Stephens
Sloane Stephens
2-6, 1-6.[32] Competing in her final tournament before the French Open
French Open
at the Internationaux de Strasbourg, Oudin was defeated in the first round by 7th seed Anabel Medina Garrigues
Anabel Medina Garrigues
6-3, 6-1.[33] Ranked 88 at the French Open, Oudin lost in the first round to 5th seed and defending champion Francesca Schiavone
Francesca Schiavone
2-6, 0-6.[34] Oudin started her grass court season at the Aegon Trophy. Seeded 4th, she lost in the 2nd round to fellow American Sloane Stephens
Sloane Stephens
3-6, 4-6. At the e-Boks Sony Ericsson Open, a tournament that is not on grass, Oudin was defeated in the first round by Michaëlla Krajicek
Michaëlla Krajicek
6-1, 7-5.[35] Playing qualifying at the Aegon International, Oudin lost in the final round of qualifying to Jie Zheng
Jie Zheng
1-6, 4-6. Ranked 87 at the Wimbledon Championships, Oudin was defeated in the first round by 18th seed Ana Ivanovic
Ana Ivanovic
6-0, 6-1.[36] As the top seed at the Fifth Third Bank Tennis
Tennis
Championships, Oudin was defeated in the first round by Chanel Simmonds 7-6(4), 2-6, 6-3.[37] Oudin started her US Open series by competing at the 1st edition of the Citi Open. She lost in the first round to 3rd seed Tamira Paszek
Tamira Paszek
6-7(2), 6-3, 2-6.[38] At the Mercury Insurance Open, Oudin was crushed in the first round by Elena Baltacha
Elena Baltacha
6-0, 6-1.[39] Oudin lost in the first round of qualifying at the Rogers Cup and the Western & Southern Open to 5th seed Bojana Jovanovski
Bojana Jovanovski
4-6, 2-6 and 15th seed Kateryna Bondarenko
Kateryna Bondarenko
1-6, 4-6. In her next tournament, Oudin received a wildcard entry into the singles main draw at the first edition of the Texas Tennis
Tennis
Open. In the first round, she was up against Lucky Loser Akgul Amanmuradova. Oudin was leading 7-6(6) 1-0 when her opponent retired due to a lower back injury.[40] In the second round, she lost to qualifier Angelique Kerber
Angelique Kerber
3-6, 2-6.[41] Ranked 113 at the US Open, Oudin lost in the first round to qualifier Romina Oprandi
Romina Oprandi
0-6, 6-7(7).[42] However, in mixed doubles, she and Jack Sock
Jack Sock
captured the mixed doubles title defeating the 8th seeded Argentine pairing of Gisela Dulko
Gisela Dulko
and Eduardo Schwank
Eduardo Schwank
in the final 7–6 (4), 4–6, [10–8].[43] At the Challenge Bell, Oudin was defeated in the first round by Andrea Hlaváčková 6-1, 6-3.[44] Seeded 7th at the Coleman Vision Tennis Championships, Oudin lost in the second round to eventual champion Regina Kulikova
Regina Kulikova
4-6, 4-6. Playing at the Lexus of Las Vegas
Las Vegas
Open, Oudin fell in the first round to Sesil Karatantcheva
Sesil Karatantcheva
5-7, 7-6(2), 0-6. Oudin played her final tournament of the year at the USTA Tennis Classic of Troy. Seeded 5th, she lost in the first round to Sesil Karatantcheva 1-6, 3-6. Oudin ended the year ranked 139. 2012: Inconsistency, 1st WTA singles title[edit] At the beginning of the season, Oudin lost in the first round of qualifying at the Australian Open
Australian Open
to Laura Robson.[45] Oudin qualified for the Family Circle Cup losing in the first round to 10th seed Anabel Medina Garrigues
Anabel Medina Garrigues
4-6, 6-4, 0-6.[46] On April 29th, she won the ITF 50k Boyd Tinsley Women's Clay Court Classic defeating 2nd seed and fellow American Irina Falconi
Irina Falconi
in the final 7-6(0), 3-6, 6-1.[47] She was awarded the USTA French Open
French Open
Wild Card an account of her performance in the USTA Pro Circuit.[48] At the French Open, Oudin drew Johanna Larsson of Sweden in the first round and won 6–3, 6–3. It was her first win ever at the French Open.[49] In the second round, she lost to 21st seed and eventual finalist Sara Errani
Sara Errani
6–2, 6–3.[50] Oudin began her grass court season at the Aegon Trophy. After qualifying for the main draw, Oudin lost in the first round to Heather Watson 6-4, 1-6, 6-7(5).[51] Next, Oudin competed at the Aegon Classic. She qualified for the main draw beating 8th seed Bibiane Schoofs and 16th seed Gail Brodsky. In the main draw, Oudin advanced to her 1st WTA fina defeating 10th seed Sorana Cîrstea, qualifier Michelle Larcher De Brito, Elena Vesnina, Irina Falconi, and 8th seed Ekaterina Makarova. The tournament was filled with rain delays and Oudin had to cope with the difficulty of coming off and on the court. She then defeated 5th seed Jelena Janković
Jelena Janković
6–4, 6–2 in the final to win her first WTA title.[52][53][54][55] Winning the tournament bumped up her ranking from 208 to 122. Her performance earned her a wildcard at Wimbledon.[56] At Wimbledon, she was given one of seven wildcard entries into the main draw. In the first round, she lost to world No. 69 Tímea Babos
Tímea Babos
of Hungary in three sets 4-6, 6-4, 3-6.[57] At the US Open on August 27, No. 107 ranked Oudin was unseeded and lost to fifteenth seed Lucie Šafářová
Lucie Šafářová
of the Czech Republic
Czech Republic
in straight sets 4–6, 0–6.[58] In the women's doubles, she also lost in the first round teaming up with Grace Min. With the 2012 season coming to a close, Oudin played several tournaments on the ITF tour. At the National Bank Challenger Saguenay 50k in Canada, she advanced to the semifinals before losing to Eugenie Bouchard 2–6, 2–6. At the John Newcombe Women's Pro Challenge in New Braunfels, Texas, she defeated wildcard Victoria Duval
Victoria Duval
in the first round. With wins over Ulrikke Eikeri
Ulrikke Eikeri
and Madison Keys, she made it to the final where she defeated Mariana Duque
Mariana Duque
6–1, 6–1. In this tournament, Oudin didn't drop a set.[59] Since 2013[edit]

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In 2013, Oudin played in the Australian Open
Australian Open
where she lost in the first round of qualifying to Laura Robson
Laura Robson
in straight sets. At the French Open, she won her first-round match over Tamira Paszek, before losing in the second round to Zheng Jie
Zheng Jie
in straight sets. At Wimbledon, she lost in the first round to Michelle Larcher de Brito. Oudin did not play in the main draw of the US Open, losing in the first round of qualifying to Elena Baltacha. In 2014, Oudin failed to qualify for any Grand Slam tournament. In singles, her best result was reaching the final of an ITF event; in doubles she won one tournament with Jan Abaza. In 2015, Oudin did not play in any tournament until Wimbledon qualifying. Here, she won her first match against Akgul Amanmuradova, before a straight-set loss to Wang Yafan
Wang Yafan
in the second round. In 2016, Oudin played mainly on the ITF tour. Exceptions were the qualifying tournaments of the Charleston Open (lost in the first round), the French Open
French Open
(reached the second round), and the US Open (reached the second round). Fed Cup[edit] Oudin played singles in the United States' Fed Cup
Fed Cup
tie against Argentina
Argentina
in February 2009, losing her first match against Gisela Dulko, but winning the second match against Betina Jozami
Betina Jozami
in three sets.[60] In November 2009, Oudin lost both of her matches (against Flavia Pennetta and Francesca Schiavone) in the championship round of the 2009 Fed Cup.[61] In the 2010 Fed Cup, Oudin led the USA to a 4–1 victory over France by defeating Pauline Parmentier
Pauline Parmentier
and Julie Coin. Against Russia, Oudin then defeated Alla Kudryavtseva
Alla Kudryavtseva
in her first singles match, while losing to Elena Dementieva
Elena Dementieva
in her second match. Her team still advanced to the final in San Diego. Contrary to expectations, lower ranked CoCo Vandeweghe
CoCo Vandeweghe
was chosen over Oudin for the first singles match against Francesca Schiavone. After the US team lost both matches on the first day, Oudin replaced Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Bethanie Mattek-Sands
for the third singles match against Schiavone and won 6–3, 6–1. This kept her team in contention, but proved futile since Vandeweghe lost the next match against Flavia Pennetta. In the 2011 Fed Cup World Group
2011 Fed Cup World Group
tie against Belgium, Oudin lost both her singles matches against Kim Clijsters and Yanina Wickmayer. In April, she also lost her two matches in the 2011 Fed Cup World Group
2011 Fed Cup World Group
Play-offs where the US dropped out of the World Group for the first time since its formation in 1995. Significant finals[edit] Grand Slam finals[edit] Mixed Doubles: 1 (1–0)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score

Winner 2011 US Open Hard Jack Sock Gisela Dulko Eduardo Schwank 7–6(7–4), 4–6, [10–8]

WTA career finals[edit] Singles: 1 (1–0)[edit]

Winner — Legend (pre/post 2010)

Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)

WTA Tour Championships (0–0)

Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)

Tier II / Premier (0–0)

Tier III, IV & V / International (1–0)

Titles by Surface

Hard (0–0)

Grass (1–0)

Clay (0–0)

Carpet (0–0)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score

Winner 1. June 18, 2012 Aegon Classic, Birmingham, United Kingdom Grass Jelena Janković 6–4, 6–2

ITF Career statistics[edit] Singles Finals: 10 (6–4)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments

$75,000 tournaments

$50,000 tournaments

$25,000 tournaments

$10,000 tournaments

Outcome Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final

Runner–up February 25, 2008 Fort Walton Beach, United States Clay Barbora Strýcová 3–6, 7–5, 6–7(5)

Winner July 21, 2008 Lexington, United States Hard Carly Gullickson 6–4, 6–2

Winner May 10, 2009 Indian Harbour Beach, United States Clay Laura Siegemund 7–5, 5–7, 6–2

Winner May 17, 2009 Raleigh, United States Clay Lindsay Lee-Waters 6–1, 2–6, 6–4

Runner–up November 14, 2010 Phoenix, United States Hard Varvara Lepchenko 3–6, 6–7(5)

Winner April 29, 2012 Charlottesville, United States Clay Irina Falconi 7–6(0), 3–6, 6–1

Winner November 4, 2012 New Braunfels, United States Hard Mariana Duque 6–1, 6–1

Winner September 29, 2013 Las Vegas, United States Hard Coco Vandeweghe 5–7, 6–3, 6–3

Runner–up July 14, 2014 Carson, United States Hard Nicole Gibbs 4–6, 4–6

Runner–up September 17, 2016 Atlanta, United States Hard Elise Mertens 4–6, 2–6

Doubles Finals: 7 (2–5)[edit]

Outcome Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score

Runner-up July 21, 2008 Lexington, United States Hard Lindsay Lee-Waters Chan Chin-wei Kimberly Couts 6–2, 2–6, [8–10]

Runner-up September 25, 2011 Albuquerque, United States Hard Grace Min Alexa Glatch Asia Muhammed 6–4, 3–6, [2–10]

Runner-up October 2, 2011 Las Vegas, United States Hard Varvara Lepchenko Alexa Glatch Mashona Washington 4–6, 2–6

Runner-up September 22, 2013 Albuquerque, United States Hard Taylor Townsend Eleni Daniilidou Coco Vandeweghe 4–6, 6–7(2)

Runner-up November 1, 2013 Toronto, Canada Hard (i) Jessica Pegula Victoria Duval Françoise Abanda 6–7(5), 6–2, [9–11]

Winner September 15, 2014 Albuquerque, United States Hard Jan Abaza Nicole Melichar Allie Will 6–2, 6–3

Winner June 11, 2016 Surbiton, United Kingdom Grass Sanaz Marand Robin Anderson Alison Bai 6–4, 7–5

Performance timelines[edit] Grand Slam women's singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 W–L

Australian Open

1R 1R 1R Q1 1R

0–4

French Open

1R 1R 2R 2R Q2

2–4

Wimbledon

4R 2R 1R 1R 1R Q3

4–5

US Open 1R QF 2R 1R 1R

Q3

5–5

Win–Loss 0–1 7–3 2–4 0–4 1–3 1–3 0–0 0–0 11–18

Grand Slam women's doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 W–L

Australian Open

1R 1R

0–2

French Open

2R 1R

1R

1–3

Wimbledon

1R 1R

1R

0–3

US Open 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R

2–8

Win–Loss 0–1 0–1 0–1 2–4 0–4 0–1 1–3 0–1 0–0 3–16

Key

W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH

(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/ Fed Cup
Fed Cup
Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended. References[edit]

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Awards

Preceded by Caroline Wozniacki WTA Newcomer of the Year 2009 Succeeded by Petra Kvitová

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US Open mixed doubles champions

(1968) Mary Ann Eisel / Peter Curtis (1969) Margaret Court
Margaret Court
/ Marty Riessen (1970) Margaret Court
Margaret Court
/ Marty Riessen (1971) Billie Jean King
Billie Jean King
/ Owen Davidson (1972) Margaret Court
Margaret Court
/ Marty Riessen (1973) Billie Jean King
Billie Jean King
/ Owen Davidson (1974) Pam Teeguarden / Geoff Masters (1975) Rosemary Casals / Dick Stockton (1976) Billie Jean King
Billie Jean King
/ Phil Dent (1977) Betty Stöve
Betty Stöve
/ Frew McMillan (1978) Betty Stöve
Betty Stöve
/ Frew McMillan (1979) Greer Stevens / Bob Hewitt (1980) Wendy Turnbull
Wendy Turnbull
/ Marty Riessen (1981) Anne Smith / Kevin Curren (1982) Anne Smith / Kevin Curren (1983) Elizabeth Sayers Smylie / John Fitzgerald (1984) Manuela Maleeva
Manuela Maleeva
/ Tom Gullikson (1985) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Heinz Günthardt (1986) Raffaella Reggi
Raffaella Reggi
/ Sergio Casal (1987) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Emilio Sánchez
Emilio Sánchez
Vicario (1988) Jana Novotná
Jana Novotná
/ Jim Pugh (1989) Robin White / Shelby Cannon (1990) Elizabeth Sayers Smylie / Todd Woodbridge (1991) Manon Bollegraf / Tom Nijssen (1992) Nicole Provis / Mark Woodforde (1993) Helena Suková
Helena Suková
/ Todd Woodbridge (1994) Elna Reinach / Patrick Galbraith (1995) Meredith McGrath / Matt Lucena (1996) Lisa Raymond
Lisa Raymond
/ Patrick Galbraith (1997) Manon Bollegraf / Rick Leach (1998) Serena Williams
Serena Williams
/ Max Mirnyi (1999) Ai Sugiyama
Ai Sugiyama
/ Mahesh Bhupathi (2000) Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
/ Jared Palmer (2001) Rennae Stubbs
Rennae Stubbs
/ Todd Woodbridge (2002) Lisa Raymond
Lisa Raymond
/ Mike Bryan (2003) Katarina Srebotnik
Katarina Srebotnik
/ Bob Bryan (2004) Vera Zvonareva
Vera Zvonareva
/ Bob Bryan (2005) Daniela Hantuchová
Daniela Hantuchová
/ Mahesh Bhupathi (2006) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Bob Bryan (2007) Victoria Azarenka
Victoria Azarenka
/ Max Mirnyi (2008) Cara Black
Cara Black
/ Leander Paes (2009) Carly Gullickson
Carly Gullickson
/ Travis Parrott (2010) Liezel Huber
Liezel Huber
/ Bob Bryan (2011) Melanie Oudin
Melanie Oudin
/ Jack Sock (2012) Ekaterina Makarova
Ekaterina Makarova
/ Bruno Soares (2013) Andrea Hlaváčková
Andrea Hlaváčková
/ Max Mirnyi (2014) Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza
/ Bruno Soares (2015) Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis
/ Leander Paes (2016) Laura Siegemund
Laura Siegemund
/ Mate Pavić (2017) Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis
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