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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...
Via Tennis Panorama
9 days ago  |  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...
Via Tennis Panorama
9 days ago  |  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...
Via Tennis Panorama
13 days ago  |  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...
Via Tennis Panorama
23 days ago  |  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 Attacking The Net
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...
Via Tennis Panorama
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...
Via Blog Surface
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

Donald Young Jr. advances in US Men's Clay Court Championship

Donald Young Jr. beat former champion Juan Monaco 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship.
Via FOXSports.com
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Young advances in US Men's Clay Court

HOUSTON (AP) Donald Young Jr. beat former champion Juan Monaco 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship.
Via FOXSports.com
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Former Champions Headline Tallahassee Tennis Challenger Field

(April 9, 2014) The field for the Tallahassee Tennis Challenger was announced Thursday morning by tournament director Karen Vogter, as two former champions and nine players inside the top 150 will make the trip to the $50,000 event, the last stop on the Har-Tru USTA Pro Circuit Wild Card Challenge, where players compete for a spot at the French Open.   “We have players from 13...
Via Tennis Panorama
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

BNP Paribas Open announces Wild Cards Which Include Americans Young, Sock, Harrison, Johnson, Duval and Townsend

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 – Former top five players Nadia Petrova and Vera Zvonareva; Americans Donald Young, Jack Sock, Ryan Harrison, Steve Johnson, Rhyne Williams, Coco Vandeweghe, Shelby Rogers, Vicky Duval and Taylor Townsend; and Donna Vekic and Belinda Bencic were granted wildcards into the main draws of the BNP Paribas Open, to be held March 3 – 16 at the Indian...
Via Tennis Panorama
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Sock beats Vesely 6-2, 6-1 to advance at U.S. Indoor

American Jack Sock beat Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-1 on Wednesday in the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships to advance to his second quarterfinal this year. Sock needed 68 minutes to top Vesely at The Racquet Club, overcoming six double-faults. Michael Russell also advanced, beating fellow American Tim Smyczek 6-2, 7-6 (5). Russell will play third-seeded Lleyton...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jiri Vesely Knocks Out Seed Marinko Matosevic to Highlight Day 1 of Memphis Tournament

    Marinko Matosevic By Brad Hunter (February 10, 2014) MEMPHIS – I have not been to the Memphis tournament since 2012, and the tournament has gone through some changes: it was an ATP 500 event combined with a WTA event, and now it’s an ATP 250 event without the WTA event. I do miss the ladies and love combined events, but Memphis has been able to create a more focused atmosphere...
Via Tennis Panorama
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Murray overwhelms Young in Davis Cup opener

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray overwhelmed Donald Young 6-1, 6-2, 6-3 Friday to give Britain a 1-0 lead over the United States in the first round of the Davis Cup. The World Group series is being played on a temporary red clay court in left field of Petco Park, the home of baseball's San Diego Padres. Murray was barely challenged by Young. The two-time Grand Slam winner took...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Motivated Murray Dismisses Young

Donald Young By Vito Ellison, Special to Tennis Panorama News (January 31, 2014) SAN DIEGO – Donald Young and Andy Murray exist on two different planes of the tennis universe; they left the court Saturday afternoon showing just how far apart they are.  Dunblane’s favorite son, a champion on the fast courts of the US Open and Wimbledon, looked quite at home on the slow, by his...
Via Tennis Panorama
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray overwhelms Young in Davis Cup opener

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray overwhelmed Donald Young 6-1, 6-2, 6-3 Friday to give Britain a 1-0 lead over the United States in the first round of the Davis Cup. The World Group series is being played on a temporary red clay court in left field of Petco Park, the home of baseball's San Diego Padres. Murray was barely challenged by Young. The two-time Grand Slam winner took...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S readies for Davis Cup Matchup

Not many Americans besides the avid tennis fans realize, that the largest annual international tennis team competition in world kicks off tomorrow, and the U.S.A is right in the thick of things. I am talking about the Davis Cup, which is the premier international team event in men’s tennis. It’s not a surprise, that tennis has experienced a decline in popularity here in the U...
Via Total Sports Live
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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