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Melanie Oudin and Eva Birnerova

Melanie Oudin
Qualifying play took place Friday at the New Haven Open at Yale at the Connecticut Tennis Center in New Haven. Melanie Oudin, far right, walks over to her opponent, Eva Birnerova, seated, after Birnerova retired from the game due to heat illness. The game was held up while medical staff... Richard Messina, Hartford Courant