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Thomaz Bellucci, Mikhail Youzhny win first-round matches at Geneva

  Two-time Swiss Open champion Thomaz Bellucci ousted seventh-seeded Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-3 in the first round of the Geneva Open on Monday. Bellucci, a left-hander from Brazil, carried over the form which saw him push Novak Djokovic to three sets at the Italian Open last week. After wasting a 5-2 lead in the first set, Bellucci held serve the rest of the way...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Bellucci, Youzhny win 1st-round matches at Geneva Open

GENEVA (AP) Two-time Swiss Open champion Thomaz Bellucci ousted seventh-seeded Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-3 in the first round of the Geneva Open on Monday. Bellucci, a left-hander from Brazil, carried over the form which saw him push Novak Djokovic to three sets at the Italian Open last week. After wasting a 5-2 lead in the first set, Bellucci held serve the rest...
Via AP on Fox
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Bellucci beats Youzhny in 1st round of Istanbul Open

ISTANBUL -- Thomaz Bellucci defeated seventh-seeded Mikhail Youzhny 7-6 (5), 6-3 Monday in the opening round of the inaugural Istanbul Open. Bellucci served six aces to eliminate Youzhny. Andrey Golubev swept past wild card Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-1, 6-3 in the other main-draw match. Roger Federer is the top-seeded player in the event, one of the clay tournaments leading up to the...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Monfils advances to face Bolelli in Nastase Tiriac Trophy quarters

BUCHAREST, Romania -- Second-seeded Gael Monfils advanced to the quarterfinals of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy by beating Mikhail Youzhny 6-1, 6-2 Thursday. It was the Frenchman's first win over Youzhny in their fourth meeting. Monfils will next face eighth-seeded Simone Bolelli, who advanced to the quarterfinals for the third time this year by beating Andreas Haider-Maurer 6-4, 6-4.
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

2nd-seeded Monfils to face Simone Bolelli in quarterfinals

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) Second-seeded Gael Monfils advanced to the quarterfinals of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy by beating Mikhail Youzhny 6-1, 6-2 Thursday. It was the Frenchman's first win over Youzhny in their fourth meeting. Monfils will next face eighth-seeded Simone Bolelli, who advanced to the quarterfinals for the third time this year by beating Andreas Haider-Maurer 6-4, 6-4.
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Garcia Lopez loses to local wild card in Morocco

CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) Top-seeded Guillermo Garcia Lopez of Spain was upset by wild card Lamine Ouahab of Morocco in the second round of the Grand Prix Hassan II on Thursday. The 313th-ranked Ouahab produced the biggest win of his career in front of his home crowd with a 6-3, 6-3 win over the defending champion to book his spot in the quarterfinals of the clay-court event. Ouahab...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Open: Eugenie Bouchard upset by qualifier in second round

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Eugenie Bouchard was upset Saturday in her opening match at the Miami Open by qualifier Tatjana Maria 6-0, 7-6 (4). Bouchard, who was seeded No. 6, won less than half her service points, had five double-faults and was broken five times. The Canadian, a Wimbledon finalist last year, has a 6-4 record this year. Her career record at Key Biscayne fell to 1-3. Maria...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Eugenie Bouchard upset by qualifier at Miami Open

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) Eugenie Bouchard was upset Saturday in her opening match at the Miami Open by qualifier Tatjana Maria 6-0, 7-6 (4). Bouchard, who was seeded No. 6, won less than half her service points, had five double-faults and was broken five times. The Canadian, a Wimbledon finalist last year, has a 6-4 record this year. Her career record at Key Biscayne fell to 1-3...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Defending champ Federer advances in Dubai, Gulbis loses again

Defending champion Roger Federer had little trouble bypassing Mikhail Youzhny 6-3, 6-1 in the first round at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Monday. Federer was playing his first match since his third round exit to Andreas Seppi at the Australian Open last month. "Best of three in a quick court sometimes you just can run away with the score, so that's where maybe a bad five to...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Youzhny beats Stakhovsky to make Zagreb Indoors quarters

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) Sixth-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia swept past Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine 6-1, 6-2 to reach the Zagreb Indoors quarterfinals on Wednesday. Youzhny won four games in a row but was broken when serving for the first set. He broke back to seal the first set and moved to 5-0 in the second. Youzhny defeated Stakhovsky the last time they met in Zagreb three years...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Youzhny, Troicki reach second round of Zagreb Indoors

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) Former champion Mikhail Youzhny of Russia came back from a break down in the deciding set to defeat Blaz Kavcic of Slovenia in the first round of the Zagreb Indoors on Tuesday. Sixth-seeded Youzhny, the 2012 champ, was 4-3 down facing Kavcic on serve, and rallied to win 6-3, 1-6, 6-4 for his first singles victory this year. He lost in the opening rounds in Doha...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Seriously: Nadal's racket comes with a power switch

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Rafael Nadal's new high-tech tennis racket looks and feels like his old one. Except for the on-off switch. Call it a ''smart racket,'' the latest advance in tennis technology tells you where you hit the ball -- with the help of an app. Sensors embedded in the handle of the racket, made by Babolat, record technical data on every ball struck. At the end of a...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Rafael Nadal's new racket comes with a power switch

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Rafael Nadal's new high-tech tennis racket looks and feels like his old one. Except for the on-off switch. Call it a ''smart racket,'' the latest advance in tennis technology tells you where you hit the ball - with the help of an app. Sensors embedded in the handle of the racket, made by Babolat, record technical data on every ball struck. At the end of...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Australian Open Scene: Nadal's shorts, Murray's language

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) After nearly six months away, Rafael Nadal is back. And he's hard to miss. Nadal outshone his first-round opponent Mikhail Youzhny, literally and sartorially, decked out in a pink florescent tennis shirt and a neon yellow wristband to match his sneakers. Nadal told the on-court interviewer after his first-round win that his many months away from the tour...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Rafael Nadal beats Mikhail Youzhny with style at Australian Open

  Rafael Nadal didn't show any side effects from a lack of match practice while beating former top-10 player Mikhail Youzhny 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 in the first round of the Australian Open on Monday. Playing on Rod Laver Arena, Nadal moved well around the court and often seemed impressed with his play, double fist-pumping after winning a point on a lunging backhand volley in the third set...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Nadal advances to second round at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Rafael Nadal didn't show any side effects from a lack of match practice while beating former top-10 player Mikhail Youzhny 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 in the first round of the Australian Open on Monday. Playing on Rod Laver Arena, Nadal moved well around the court and often seemed impressed with his play, double fist-pumping after winning a point on a lunging backhand...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Bryan brothers win opener in quest for 5th U.S. Open doubles title

  Bob and Mike Bryan opened their quest for a fifth U.S. Open crown and their 100th overall title together with a 6-2, 6-3 first-round victory Wednesday over Max Mirnyi and Mikhail Youzhny. The 36-year-old Bryan twins, the world's top-ranked doubles team, slammed six aces and never lost serve in an efficient victory that got them off court in less than an hour. While the Bryans...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryans win opener in quest for 5th US Open title

NEW YORK (AP) Bob and Mike Bryan opened their quest for a fifth U.S. Open crown and their 100th overall title together with a 6-2, 6-3 first-round victory Wednesday over Max Mirnyi and Mikhail Youzhny. The 36-year-old Bryan twins, the world's top-ranked doubles team, slammed six aces and never lost serve in an efficient victory that got them off court in less than an hour. While...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Kyrgios overcomes three code violations to beat Mikhail Youzhny

  Nick Kyrgios understands that if he ever hopes to be considered among the best players in the world, he has to overcome one player: Nick Kyrgios. The big-serving 19-year-old Australian was hit with three code violations for fits of anger in his first-round U.S. Open match Monday - coming just one outburst away from disqualification. He hung on to upset 21st-seeded Mikhail Youzhny...
Via AP on Fox
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

US Open Day 1: Bees, Potty Mouths and Almost Upsets

Image credit: Anita Aguilar In a day of 'almost' upsets, Nick Kyrgios managed to pull one off over 32 year old veteran Mikhail Youzhny. The dangerous Aussie faced the 21st seed out on court 17, and from what I hear it was a great match, (I caught the end of the second set at 3am... and went back to sleep). After winning the first two sets, Kyrgios let his foot off the pedal...
Via Onthegotennis
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

On edge of default, Kyrgios advances at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) Nick Kyrgios came back from three code violations - just one outburst away from default - in a 7-5, 7-6 (4), 2-6, 7-6 (1) opening-round U.S. Open victory Monday against Mikhail Youzhny. Kyrgios, a 19-year-old Australian who stunned then top-ranked Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, had 26 aces to advance to a second-round meeting with 49th-ranked Andreas Seppi of Italy. The...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild card Sijsling upsets Youzhny in first round at ABN Amro

Hometown favorite Igor Sijsling upset Russia's Mikhail Youzhny 6-2, 6-2 on Tuesday in the first round of the ABN Amro. Sijsling, a wild card, served nine aces to none against seventh-seeded Youzhny, the 2007 champion and 2010 runner-up. Sijsling saved the only break point he faced from Youzhny, who is off to a 1-4 win-loss start this year. Defending champion Juan Martin del Potro...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 2 seed Mikhail Youzhny upset at Zagreb Indoors

German qualifier Bjorn Phau upset second-seeded Mikhail Youzhny to reach the quarterfinals of the Zagreb Indoors on Thursday. Phau beat the Russian 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 and will compete in his first quarterfinal since Stuttgart in 2012. Youzhny, the 2012 Zagreb Indoors champion, was playing well until he lost his serve in the second set when he foot-faulted. Phau used the opportunity...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Australian Open glance

A look at the first day of the Australian Open tennis championships on Monday: WEATHER: Mostly sunny, high of 31 Celsius (88 Fahrenheit). ATTENDANCE: Day session: 47,491. SEEDED WINNERS: Men: No. 3 David Ferrer, No. 7 Tomas Berdych, No. 8 Stanislaw Wawrinka, No. 9 Richard Gasquet, No. 14 Mikhail Youzhny, No. 15 Fabio Fognini, No. 19 Kevin Anderson, No. 23 Ernesto Gulbis, No. 29...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wawrinka wins, Youzhny concedes after illness in Chennai

Top-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland advanced comfortably but second-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia quit during his second-round match due to a stomach infection in the Chennai Open on Wednesday. Wawrinka defeated Benjamin Becker of Germany 6-3, 6-1, while Youzhny retired ill against Duei Sela of Israel while trailing 3-1 after 24 minutes. Youzhny's compatriot, Alexander...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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