Fifth-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia overcame an illness and reached the second round of the Thailand Open by beating Paolo Lorenzi of Italy 6-3, 6-2 on Wednesday.
Youzhny, a U.S. Open quarterfinalist, says ''actually I was sick last night. Even now I'm not feeling very well. I had to ask for a late start because I needed a doctor to give me a shot and to recover and...
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September 25, 2013
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 was not a happy camper during his fourth round match against Tommy Haas in the French Open. In a match that Youzhny eventually lost in straight sets, 6-1, 6-1, 6-3, the Russian had a bit of a tantrum during a changeover. Youzhny destroyed his rackets, smashing it repeatedly on the back of his chair.
How does Youzhny’s racket smash compare to some of the other best in tennis?
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...
On Monday, in the second set of his defeat to Haas, Youzhny smashed his racket repeatedly on the back of his bench. It did not help him turn round the situation, though. “It’s bad luck for that racket,” Youzhny said later.
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...
Russian tennis player Mikhail Youzhny was none to pleased about his fourth round match against Tommy Haas in the French Open.Youzhny played relatively poorly Monday and wound up losing in straight sets to the 35-year-old Haas. Thus, the No. 29 seeded Youzhny was eliminated from the tournament.However, his frustrations became clearly apparent well before the conclusion of the match...
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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...