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How compelling is the U.S. Open Series?

With the U.S. Open Series starting next week in Atlanta it seems appropriate to evaluate the popularity of the North American hard court swing. The series has taken some hits over the years, it has changed sponsors and lost tournaments in Los Angeles and Carlsbad. This part of the season lacks the fluidity of the clay court season, often referred to as the “Road to Roland Garros”...
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July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Alexandr Dolgopolov starts grass event with win over Donald Young

  Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine defeated Donald Young of the United States in the first round of the grass-court Aegon Open Nottingham on Sunday and Marcos Baghdatis set up a second-round match against top-seeded David Ferrer. Dolgopolov, who beat Rafael Nadal in the first round at the Queen's Club tournament, beat Young 6-4, 6-4 at The City of Nottingham Tennis Centre. Baghdatis...
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June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolgopolov, Baghdatis advance in Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine defeated Donald Young of the United States in the first round of the grass-court Aegon Open Nottingham on Sunday and Marcos Baghdatis set up a second-round match against top-seeded David Ferrer. Dolgopolov, who beat Rafael Nadal in the first round at the Queen's Club tournament, beat Young 6-4, 6-4 at The City of Nottingham...
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June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Donald Young leads parade of upsets at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) Donald Young led a parade of upsets at the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday, with the American beating 31st-seeded Jeremy Chardy 6-4, 6-2. Young equaled his best result at Indian Wells, reaching the third round for the third time. He faces a potentially tough next match, taking on either No. 3 seed Rafael Nadal or Igor Sijsling, who met in the evening. Alexandr...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Bryans win to keep US alive in Davis Cup vs Britain

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) Bob and Mike Bryan kept the United States alive in its Davis Cup first-round tie against Britain, holding off a comeback by Jamie Murray and Dominic Inglot to win Saturday's doubles in five sets. The 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-7 (8), 9-7 victory by the Californian brothers reduced the Americans' deficit to 2-1, and took the World Group match to a third and final day...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Murray beats Donald Young to give Brits 1-0 edge

  Andy Murray quelled a mid-match comeback from Donald Young to win in four sets Friday and give Britain a 1-0 lead over the United States in the first round of the Davis Cup. Murray won 6-1, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 in his first match in his native Scotland since winning Wimbledon in 2013. The fifth-ranked Murray dropped only five points in seven service games in the first two sets, but was...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray beats Young, Britain leads US 1-0 in Davis Cup

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) Andy Murray quelled a mid-match comeback from Donald Young to win in four sets Friday and give Britain a 1-0 lead over the United States in the first round of the Davis Cup. Murray won 6-1, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 in his first match in his native Scotland since winning Wimbledon in 2013. The fifth-ranked Murray dropped only five points in seven service games in the...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Davis Cup: Murray to play D. Young as U.S., Britain clash

GLASGOW, Scotland -- Andy Murray, playing in his native Scotland for the first time since winning Wimbledon in 2013, will face Donald Young in the opening singles Friday when Britain hosts the Unites States in the first round of the Davis Cup. John Isner, the highest-ranked U.S. player at No. 20, will play James Ward in the second match at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow. The draw...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Murray drawn to play Donald Young in Davis Cup

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) Former Wimbledon and U.S. Open champion Andy Murray will play No. 47-ranked Donald Young in the opening singles of Britain's Davis Cup match against the United States. John Isner, the highest-ranked U.S. player at No. 20, will play James Ward in Friday's second match at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow. The draw for the first-round World Group match was held...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Delray Beach: Karlovic beats Young to become oldest tourney champ

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. -- Ivo Karlovic won the Delray Beach Open on Sunday to become the oldest champion in the 23-year history of the tournament, beating surprise finalist Donald Young 6-3, 6-3. Six days shy of his 36th birthday, the fourth-seeded Karlovic won his sixth ATP Tour title. The 6-foot-11 Croatian had 13 aces and saved all seven break points he faced. In five matches, Karlovic...
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February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

35-year-old Ivo Karlovic wins Delray Beach Open

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) Ivo Karlovic won the Delray Beach Open on Sunday to become the oldest champion in the 23-year history of the tournament, beating surprise finalist Donald Young 6-3, 6-3. Six days shy of his 36th birthday, the fourth-seeded Karlovic won his sixth ATP Tour title. The 6-foot-11 Croatian had 13 aces and saved all seven break points he faced. In five matches,...
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February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

American Donald Young advances to Delray Beach Open final

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. -- Donald Young moved a step closer to his first ATP Tour title, beating Australia's Bernard Tomic 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 on Saturday in the Delray Beach Open semifinals. The 25-year-old American, the top-ranked junior in the world 10 years ago, will play fourth-seeded Ivo Karlovic of Croatia or fifth-seeded Adrian Mannarino of France in the final. Young, who also reached...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Donald Young advances to Delray Beach Open final

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) Donald Young moved a step closer to his first ATP Tour title, beating Australia's Bernard Tomic 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 on Saturday in the Delray Beach Open semifinals. The 25-year-old American, the top-ranked junior in the world 10 years ago, will play fourth-seeded Ivo Karlovic of Croatia or fifth-seeded Adrian Mannarino of France in the final. Young, who also reached...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Donald Young upsets Dolgopolov in Delray Beach quarterfinal

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. -- Donald Young upset third-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 at the Delray Beach Open on Friday to reach back-to-back semifinals on the ATP Tour for the first time in his career. On his sixth match point, the 25-year-old American finally put Dolgopolov away with a winner on a backhand volley. A decade ago, Young was the world's top-ranked junior, but he...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Young reaches another quarterfinal with Delray Beach win

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. -- Donald Young reached his third quarterfinal in four ATP events this year with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Alejandro Gonzalez of Colombia at the Delray Beach Open on Thursday. The 25-year-old American, who was the No. 1-ranked junior in the world in 2005 but has struggled in the professional ranks, has never before made three quarterfinals in an entire season. In January...
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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Anderson needs 3 sets to beat Young in Memphis semifinals

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Kevin Anderson of South Africa used his big serve to beat American Donald Young 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 Saturday in the semifinals of the Memphis Open. The second-seeded Anderson became only the third South African to reach the final in Memphis and the first since Wayne Ferreira in 1992. Anderson, ranked No. 15 in the world, improved to 8-3 in reaching his first final...
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February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Memphis Open: Donald Young beats Aussie Tomic in three sets

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Donald Young needed three sets to beat Bernard Tomic of Australia 7-6 (8), 4-6, 7-5 Friday in the quarterfinals of the Memphis Open. Young, among five Americans in the quarterfinals at The Racquet Club, struggled with four double-faults in the second set. He bounced back by saving three of four break points in the third set to advance to the semifinals in Memphis...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Donald Young beats Aussie Bernard Tomic in 3 sets in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Donald Young needed three sets to beat Bernard Tomic of Australia 7-6 (8), 4-6, 7-5 Friday in the quarterfinals of the Memphis Open. Young, among five Americans in the quarterfinals at The Racquet Club, struggled with four double-faults in the second set. He bounced back by saving three of four break points in the third set to advance to the semifinals in Memphis...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Second seed Anderson defeats Groth at Memphis Open

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Second-seeded Kevin Anderson used a dominant service game to oust Sam Groth 6-3, 6-2 Thursday night in the Memphis Open. Anderson of South Africa, ranked 15th in the world, won 24 of 25 first-serve points while mixing in a half dozen aces to defeat the Australian in 1 hour. Fourth-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov was not as successful in his match, losing 6-1, 7-5...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Donald Young defeats 8th-seeded Adrian Mannarino at Memphis

  American Donald Young defeated eighth-seeded Adrian Mannarino of France in straight sets 6-3, 7-6 (9) Monday afternoon in the opening round of the Memphis Open. Young ousted Mannarino, the only seeded player in action Monday, in an hour and a half, using nine aces and winning 79 percent of his first service points. The Memphis Open is the former U.S. Indoor that was renamed when...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Donald Young defeats 8th-seeded Mannarino 6-3, 7-6 (9)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) American Donald Young defeated eighth-seeded Adrian Mannarino of France in straight sets 6-3, 7-6 (9) Monday afternoon in the opening round of the Memphis Open. Young ousted Mannarino, the only seeded player in action Monday, in an hour and a half, using nine aces and winning 79 percent of his first service points. The Memphis Open is the former U.S. Indoor that...
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February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Raonic beats Young to reach Swiss Indoors quarters

BASEL, Switzerland (AP) Fourth-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada hit 23 aces, including on match point, to beat Donald Young of the United States 6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (2) Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Swiss Indoors. Raonic earned the only break of the match to take the opening set and then dominated the final-set tiebreaker, converting his first of four match points to seal...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Verdasco, Mayer advance at Stockholm Open

Fernando Verdasco is through to the second round of the Stockholm Open after beating Marinko Matosevic of Australia 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 on Tuesday. The Spaniard hit eight aces and saved as many break points to advance. Fifth-seeded Leonardo Mayer also reached the second round after a 6-4, 6-4 win over Donald Young, while Frenchman Adrian Mannarino rallied after dropping the first set to...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Japan Open: Despite tense moments, Nishikori advances

TOKYO -- Fourth-seeded Kei Nishikori beat Donald Young of the United States 6-4, 7-6 (4) on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Japan Open. Nishikori, ranked seventh in the world, used his solid baseline game to capitalize on several unforced errors by Young. With Nishikori leading 4-3 in the tiebreaker, Young double-faulted. Nishikori then ended a rally with a crosscourt...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nishikori beats Young to advance at Japan Open

TOKYO (AP) Fourth-seeded Kei Nishikori beat Donald Young of the United States 6-4, 7-6 (4) on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Japan Open. Nishikori, ranked seventh in the world, used his solid baseline game to capitalize on several unforced errors by Young. With Nishikori leading 4-3 in the tiebreaker, Young double-faulted. Nishikori then ended a rally with a crosscourt...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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