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.
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.
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.
Big things were once predicted for Donald Young, the former tennis prodigy who turned pro at 14, had a Nike contract at 15 and played in his first U.S. Open at 16.
Young's star, however, has never really taken off. And though there have certainly been more lows than highs for him over the years, none could have been more devastating than the streak.
A week before hitting his...
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January 16, 2014
Donald Young of the United States lost 7-6 (4), 6-7 (2), 6-3 to Aljaz Bedene on Thursday at the Erste Bank Open.
Marinko Matosevic of Australia defeated wild card Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-3, 7-6 (5) to set up a quarterfinal against top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro.
The 55th-ranked Matosevic held serve throughout. Thiem had eight aces but missed out on his first career quarterfinal...
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October 17, 2012
It is difficult to upstage Kim Clijsters at Flushing Meadows, especially if you lose.
But in the nicest possible way Victoria Duval did just that. Victoria is an American who spent some of her childhood in Haiti and is still just 16. She lost 6-3, 6-1 to the three-time former champion, but still managed to captivate everyone with her game and her exuberant personality.
And that takes something if you're a pro tennis player...
oung had a magical run through the US Open last year and showed some flash and hope for American tennis. But since then, he has gone 2-20 with his last win coming in Memphis in February.
Young lost to Jesse Levine 6-4, 7-6 in the first round of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati- giving up a 4-1 lead in...
Michael Russell beat fellow American and seventh-seeded Donald Young 1-6, 6-1, 6-4 Monday in the opening round at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships.
The tournament, the only one held on grass courts in North America, features a number of Olympians from 10 different countries scheduled to play before heading to the London Games on Wimbledon's grass surface later this summer...
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July 09, 2012
Few players had a better end to their 2011 ATP season than 22-year-old American Donald Young. After years spent floundering under the pressure of sky-high expectations, Young finally broke through during last summer's US Open Series, when he reached the semifinals in Washington and the fourth round of the US Open. He followed up his stellar summer with a finals appearance on...
World No. 50 Donald Young owns a 2-9 record for the 2012 season. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images Europe)
Donald Young proved doubters wrong last season.
It began with an upset win over then world No. 5 Andy Murray at the 2011 Indian Wells Masters. Then came a series of career highs as Young reached his first ATP semifinals in Washington, D.C., had a fourth round showing at...