NEXT No. 5: Melanie Oudin
It's time to reckon with the Southern Spitfire lighting up women's tennis
This story appears in the Dec. 14 issue of ESPN The Magazine.
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Together they weigh 975 pounds and stand nearly 31 feet tall. They've claimed dozens of awards and banked millions of dollars (well, except for the college freshman). They've teed up highlights and appeared more than 150 million times on Google. And, crazy as it sounds, they're just getting started. That's why ESPN The Magazine has named the following five athletes NEXT finalists.