Good start to 2006 for Melanie. Now ranked top 400 at 399 she has just won her first round in Tampa. Well done Mel.
Melanie defeated Megan 6-3 6-3.
MEGAN BRADLEY, Columbia, MS
(No. 351, Age: 22)
Played on USTA Pro Circuit in 2000 and 2001, but took a
break to attend college… Graduated in June from the
University of Miami, where she was an All-American, ITA
National Player of the Year and the No. 1 ranked player
in the country. In 2005 she set singles season school
records for singles (44-2) and doubles (34-4) and held a
39-match win streak in singles… After graduating she
won the first pro event she entered, $10,000 Southlake,
Texas… She also qualified for $75,000 Tucson in
November and attempted to qualify for the US Open.