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MIKHAIL YOUZHNY RUMORS

Youzhny wins opener at Nottingham Open

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) Former top-10 player Mikhail Youzhny won an ATP main draw opening match for only the fifth time this year at the Nottingham Open on Monday. Youzhny beat Teymuraz Gabashvili of Ukraine 4-6, 6-3, 6-3. Youzhny is trying to extend a 17-year pro career in which he won the last of his 10 titles in 2013. He won only nine matches on tour last year and decided...
Via Associated Press
June 20, 2016  |  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 Associated Press
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

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...
Via Associated Press
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 Associated Press
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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