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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...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Kei Nishikori beats Ivan Dodig in first round of Japan Open

  Fourth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan beat Ivan Dodig of Croatia 6-3, 6-4 to advance to the second round of the Japan Open on Wednesday. Nishikori faced only one break point in 10 service games and progressed to a match against Donald Young of the United States in the second round. It was Nishikori's first singles match in Japan since he went to the final of the U.S. Open and a...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Nishikori beats Dodig to advance at Japan Open

TOKYO (AP) Fourth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan beat Ivan Dodig of Croatia 6-3, 6-4 to advance to the second round of the Japan Open on Wednesday. Nishikori faced only one break point in 10 service games and progressed to a match against Donald Young of the United States in the second round. It was Nishikori's first singles match in Japan since he went to the final of the U.S. Open...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Garcia-Lopez outlasts Young at Winston-Salem Open

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Guillermo Garcia-Lopez battled through a third-set tiebreaker before beating 11th-seeded Donald Young of the 6-7 (4-7), 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) on Wednesday in the third round of the Winston-Salem Open. Garcia-Lopez, the tournament's fifth seed, overcame a 6-4 deficit in the third tiebreaker by winning four consecutive points in the final tuneup before next week's U...
Via AP on Fox
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Garcia-Lopez outlasts Young in 3 sets

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Guillermo Garcia-Lopez battled through a third-set tiebreaker before beating 11th-seeded Donald Young of the 6-7 (4-7), 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) on Wednesday in the third round of the Winston-Salem Open. Garcia-Lopez, the tournament's fifth seed, overcame a 6-4 deficit in the third tiebreaker by winning four consecutive points in the final tuneup before next week...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Donald Young Reaches Citi Open Quarterfinals

Donald Young photo by Christopher Levy @tennis_shots By Dave Gertler (July 31, 2014) WASHINGTON, DC – Donald Young has bounced back from a four-match losing streak to find redemption at the Citi Open this week, where today’s win over Denis Istomin places him in his second ATP quarterfinal of 2014. “I had to fight some nerves, and it’s tough to play an opponent who you can...
Via Tennis Panorama
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Querrey Opens with a Win in Atlanta

#452491800 / gettyimages.com By Herman Wood (July 21, 2014) ATLANTA -  The US Open Series officially is underway!  Fittingly, Americans Sam Querrey and Steve Johnson got things going.  The doubles partners, and good friends, played a very tight match, with Querrey winning out 7-6(3), 7-5.  Querrey fired 20 aces while saving the only break point he faced.  He converted 1 of...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Monday Dispatch from Atlanta – Withdrawals Provide Opportunities

By Herman Wood (July 21, 2014) ATLANTA- Qualifying wrapped up on Monday in Atlanta at the BB&T Open, with the weather finally cooperating. Qualifying dodged rain all weekend, with the second round ending up under the lights last night.  Unfortunately, the qualifying matches today were almost an afterthought with the main draw withdrawals. Radek Stepanek withdrew due to an injury...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The US Open Series Begins this Weekend in Atlanta

  By Herman Wood (July 17, 2014) ATLANTA – Preparation for the US Open is underway.  The BB&T Atlanta Open gets things started on Saturday, July 19th for the men.  Qualifying begins at 10 AM.  The BB&T Atlanta Open is an ATP 250 event, with a 28 player draw, four of which come from the qualifying tournament.  The qualifying field will have 32 players.  The doubles...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Karlovic Advances, Groth Upsets Young at Hall of Fame Tennis Championships

By Dave Gertler   (July 7, 2014) NEWPORT – The first day of main-draw action has drawn to a close at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships in Newport, Rhode Island. Day One featured near-perfect playing conditions, huge serving, and a schedule packed with Americans and Australians.   Opening proceedings on Center Court was an all-American stand-off between Steve Johnson and wildcard...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 Juniors to Lead US into Wimbledon Junior Champonships

USTA – WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 10, 2014 – Top American juniors Francis Tiafoe (16, College Park, Md.), Stefan Kozlov (16, Pembroke Pines, Fla.), CiCi Bellis (15, Atherton, Calif.) and Tornado Alicia Black (16, Boca Raton, Fla.) lead the Americans accepted into the main draw of the Wimbledon Junior Championships, June 28-July 6 in Wimbledon, London. Bellis, the No. 2-ranked junior...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Roland Garros Week 1 Review: The Top 10 ATP Stories

The first week of a tennis major is cluttered with stories, due to the sheer volume of matches. As the field of 128 is narrowed to the round of 16 or the quarterfinals, the first-week headlines generally emerge in two forms: the upsets of the higher seeds and the unexpected successes of comparatively unheralded or unknown players. If a top seed quietly moved through the first week...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Roland Garros Week 1 Review: The Top 10 ATP Stories

The first week of a tennis major is cluttered with stories, due to the sheer volume of matches. As the field of 128 is narrowed to the round of 16 or the quarterfinals, the first-week headlines generally emerge in two forms: the upsets of the higher seeds and the unexpected successes of comparatively unheralded or unknown players. If a top seed quietly moved through the first week...
Via Bloguin Best
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

FRENCH OPEN Ten Years of Donald Young. Time for Another Look?

Donald Young celebrates during French Open win over Feliciano Lopez   If we have learned anything from Donald Young over the years, it’s that the time to talk about his emergence is now. Today. As in, before his next match at the French Open, when everything could be ruined. This month marked 10 years since Young’s first professional tennis match. He was 14. Of course, in his...
Via Greg Couch on Tennis
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ginepri Moves One Match Closer to Wild Card as Young Stops Kuznetsov in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – May 2, 2014 – Years removed from his Top 15 ranking, Robby Ginepri can still play some top-notch tennis.   The 31-year-old American who reached the U.S. Open semifinals in 2005 is one match away from a trip to the French Open as the Har-Tru USTA Pro Circuit Wild Card recipient after beating No. 7 seed James Ward 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 on Friday.   “It hasn’t...
Via Tennis Panorama
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Seed Young Survives, No. 2 Smyczek Upset at Tallahassee Tennis Challenger

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – April 28, 2014 – A week ago it was No. 1 seed Donald Young, this week it was No. 2 seed Tim Smyczek.   Little-known (and little-built) 18-year-old Japanese player Yoshihito Noshioka sprung another big upset on the USTA Pro Circuit Monday, the world No. 382 beating the 2012 Tallahassee Tennis Challenger winner Smyczek 6-2, 6-2 in the first day of main draw...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Seed Donald Young Kicks Off Tallahassee on Monday

(April 28, 2014) TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  – 2011 Tallahassee Tennis Challenger champion Donald Young headlines Monday’s play at the $50,000 USTA Pro Circuit event, the final of three tournaments in the Har-Tru USTA Pro Circuit Wild Card Challenge, whose winner will earn a spot in the main draw of the French Open.   Seven Americans are searching for spots in the Challenger’s main...
Via Tennis Panorama
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Donald Young Given A Warning By Judge For Yelling ‘Son Of A Biscuit’ (Video)

Against Alexander Zverev in the first round of the Sarasota Challenger this week, American tennis player Donald Young had smashed a backhand into the net. In frustration, Young screamed out. “Son of a biscuit man, biscuit man, biscuit!” The chair umpire heard Young and immediately provided him with a warning, a decision that Young didn’t appreciate. “Come on Keith, don...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Donald Young Warned By Tennis Umpire For Saying “Son Of A Biscuit”

Donald Young, the 2-seed at the Sarasota Open this week, beat 16-year-old Alexander Zverev in the first-round of the tournament, 6-4, 7-5.  As good as Young may have played, he clearly was frustrated during the second set.  After hitting a backhander into the net, Young started talking to himself saying, “son of a biscuit man, biscuit man, biscuit.” After being given a warning...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Donald Young Warned by Umpire For Yelling “Son of a Biscuit”

Yes, Donald Young, yelling “son of a biscuit” during the Sarasota Open is warranted of a warning. [The Big Lead] The post Donald Young Warned by Umpire For Yelling “Son of a Biscuit” appeared first on Diehardsport.
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Donald Young warned for saying ‘son of a biscuit’ after error (Video)

Donald Young beat Alexander Zverev in their match at the Sarasota Open this week, but he had a little bit of an adventure in the process. Young was up a set, leading 2-1 in the second, up 30-15 in the fourth game and looking for a break. He hit a backhand into the net to […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 4 seeded Fernando Verdasco beats Young, advances to Clay Court semifinals

Fourth-seeded Fernando Verdasco beat Donald Young Jr. 7-6 (1), 6-1 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships.
Via FOXSports.com
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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