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...
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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...
By Florian Heer
(July 25, 2014) GSTAAD – Welcome to Gstaad – a town, which is considered by many people as the real Switzerland. Its local population is equal parts people and cows. Indeed, Gstaad’s direct vicinity has around 7,500 permanent residents alongside around 7,500 cows. Despite becoming an increasingly popular winter and summer tourism destination...
Second-seeded Mikhail Youzhny advanced to the second round of the St. Petersburg Open on Monday by rallying to beat fellow Russian Alsan Karatsev 6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-2.
Youzhny, the 2004 champion, won four consecutive games in the second set and broke Karatsev twice in the third.
The 20th-ranked Youzhny is looking for his second title this season. He won his ninth career title in Gstaad...
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September 16, 2013
Mikhail Youzhny didn't have a very good morning at the French Open.
And his poor racket bore the brunt of his frustration.
That's nine freakin' whacks ... no racket is surviving that barrage.
Youzhny was on the unfortunate end of a remarkable day for Tommy Haas, who, at age 35, became the oldest French Open men's quarterfinalist since 1971 after cruising to a 6...
Mikhail Youzhny did not enjoy his day at the French Open on Sunday. The 30-year-old Russian was dominated by Tommy Haas in the fourth round 6-1, 6-1, 6-3. The match took only 90 minutes. After Youzhny fell behind 3-0 in the second set, he decided to take out his frustrations on the racket. He slowly [...]
Monday was not the best for Mikhail Youzhny.
After advancing to the fourth round of the French Open, Youzhny ran into some stiff competition in the form of Tommy Haas. Haas made short work of Youzhny, cleaning him out 6-1, 6-1, 6-3 — but not before Youzhny put his racket to better use on the sidelines.
Youzhny came off the court on a changeover and beat his racket into a new shape...
MAKING A RACKET
Mikhail Youzhny had one of his more epic meltdowns on Monday during his French Open 4th round match against Tommy Haas. Youzhny was getting crushed by his opponent, and he needed to seek out some sort of retribution so he decided to crush his racquet. His fit of anger was caught on television and it definitely didn’t help motivate him further as he lost 6-1, 6-1, 6-3. [S.I.] Article...
Mikhail Youzhny was so embarrassed with his poor start against David Ferrer at the French Open on Saturday that he apologized to the fans by writing sorry in the clay court.
“There was a lot of people. That’s why I write ‘sorry’ — because I can’t show them a nice game,” he explained after his 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 third-round loss. “The way we played in the beginning, it...
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Mikhail Youzhny of Russia defeated Michael Berrer of Germany 6-3, 6-4 Saturday to advance to the Zagreb Indoors final.
Youzhny, seeded third, will play his first final since St. Petersburg in 2010. He will face Lukas Lacko of Slovakia or sixth-seeded Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus
Youzhny played well at crucial times against Berrer, a Zagreb finalist in 2011 and 2010. After winning...