Mikhail Youzhny

  • Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic to meet in Dubai semi-finals 28-02-2014 09:24 AM

    Five-times champion Roger Federer brushed aside Lukas Rosol on Thursday to set up a mouthwatering semi-final clash with Novak Djokovic in the Dubai Championship. Federer eased through 6-2 6-2 while holder Djokovic enjoyed a walkover when quarter-final opponent Mikhail Youzhny withdrew through illness. Third seed Tomas Berdych, who finished runner-up...
  • Sijsling upsets Youzhny at ABN Amro 11-02-2014 08:55 PM

    Rotterdam: Hometown favorite Igor Sijsling has upset Russia's Mikhail Youzhny 6-2, 6-2 in the first round of the ABN Amro. Sijsling, a wild card, served nine aces to nil against seventh-seeded Youzhny, the 2007 champion and 2010 runner-up, on Tuesday. Sijsling saved the only break point he faced from Youzhny,...
  • Mikhail Youzhny ousted by qualifier in Zagreb Indoors 06-02-2014 09:12 PM

    Zagreb: 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 quarter-final since Stuttgart in 2012. Youzhny, the 2012 Zagreb Indoors champion, was playing well until he lost his...
  • Janko Tipsarevic, Stanislas Wawrinka to play in Chennai Open 21-11-2013 04:12 PM

    Chennai: Defending champion Janko Tipsarevic along with world number 8 Stanislas Wawrinka, Mikhail Youzhny (15) and Fabio Fognini (16) will compete in the 19th edition of the Aircel Chennai Open, starting December 30. A total of 21 players from the draw released on Thursday are ATP ranked between eight and...
  • Youzhny beats Ferrer to win Valencia Open 27-10-2013 11:07 PM

    Valencia: Mikhail Youzhny beat top-seeded David Ferrer 6-3, 7-5, to win the Valencia Open on Sunday. The 31-year-old Russian dominated the No. 3-ranked Ferrer throughout, breaking the defending champion and home town favourite four times on the indoor hard court. Youzhny took a one-set lead by breaking Ferrer twice early...
  • Youzhny advances at St. Petersburg Open 17-09-2013 12:04 AM

    St. Petersburg, Russia: 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...
  • Novak Djokovic reaches seventh straight US Open semis 06-09-2013 09:08 AM

    New York: Contorting his body while sliding into shots, Novak Djokovic used his typical relentless defense to reach the US Open semi-finals for the seventh consecutive year. Not quite as unflinchingly dominant as he was during his first four matches in the tournament, the top-seeded Djokovic quickly overcame a one-set...
  • Mikhail Youzhny beats Robin Haase in Swiss Open final 28-07-2013 06:47 PM

    Gstaad: Mikhail Youzhny of Russia won his first Swiss Open title on Sunday at his eighth attempt, beating Robin Haase of the Netherlands 6-3, 6-4. Sixth-seeded Youzhny broke unseeded Haase's service once in each set to clinch his ninth career title, and third on clay courts. A former top-10 player...
  • Youzhny, Haase advance to Swiss Open final 27-07-2013 09:50 PM

    Gstaad: Mikhail Youzhny of Russia will play un-seeded Robin Haase of the Netherlands in the Swiss Open final after both won their semi-finals on Saturday. Haase rallied from a set down to beat fifth-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 in searing heat in the Swiss ski resort of...
  • Wawrinka, Monaco, Youzhny advance at Swiss Open 24-07-2013 09:46 PM

    Gstaad, Switzerland: Stanislas Wawrinka advanced to the Swiss Open quarter-finals Wednesday by edging Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain, 7-5, 7-6 (4). Wawrinka was cruising at 4-0 up in the second set, then failed to serve out the match at 5-3 before clinching victory in the tiebreaker. Seeded players won all four...
  • Murray reaches sixth consecutive Wimbledon quarter-finals 01-07-2013 10:43 PM

    London: Reigning US Open champion Andy Murray reached the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the sixth consecutive year, beating 20th-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia 6-4, 7-6 (5), 6-1 Monday. The No. 2-seeded Murray is trying to become the first British man since Fred Perry in 1936 to win the title at the...
  • Youzhny looms for Murray, Tomic booms 30-06-2013 08:35 AM

    London: Russian Mikhail Youzhny loomed on Andy Murray's horizon and Australian Bernard Tomic hurtled back on to the grand slam radar as an unpredictable Wimbledon neared its halfway point on Saturday. Youzhny, the 20th seed, beat Viktor Troicki in straight sets to reach the last 16 while bad-boy Tomic continued...
  • Russia's Mikhail Youzhny sets up Murray clash 29-06-2013 11:35 PM

    London: Experienced Russian Mikhail Youzhny appeared on Andy Murray's radar after the 20th seed beat Viktor Troicki in straights sets to reach the last 16 at Wimbledon on Saturday. Youzhny's clash with the Serb on a sun-drenched Court Two was one of four men's third round matches in the lower...
  • Tommy Haas outclasses Mikhail Youzhny at Roland Garros 03-06-2013 05:00 PM

    Paris: Tommy Haas' resurgence at age 35 reached a new peak Monday, when he became the oldest French Open men's quarter-finalist since 1971 by beating Mikhail Youzhny 6-1, 6-1, 6-3. Haas also became the oldest man to reach the quarters at any major event since Andre Agassi at the 2005...
  • Vulnerable Nadal, Djokovic advance at French Open 02-06-2013 08:48 AM

    Paris: For the third time in three matches at this year's French Open, Rafael Nadal hardly looked himself for a set. Unlike in the first two rounds, Nadal won his opening set on Saturday, albeit barely. The takeaway, even after another victory, was the same: The owner of a record...
  • Radek Stepanek defeats Mikhail Youzhny at BMW Open 01-05-2013 12:22 PM

    Munich: Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic beat seventh-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 on Tuesday to advance to the second round of the BMW Open. Youzhny was the second former winner of the clay-court event to be eliminated after two-time champion Nikolay Davydenko lost on Monday. Youzhny...
  • Paes-Dlouhy lose Japan Open final 05-10-2008 06:12 PM

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  • Youzhny sinks Nadal to lift Chennai Open title 07-01-2008 02:50 AM

    Ahmedabad: In-form Yuvraj Singh on Thursday rated India's World Cup quarterfinal victory over Australia as special and said he was going through the best phase of his career. Yuvraj said pressure of playing the four-time World Cup champions was something he seldom experienced before. Yuvraj was the stand out player...
  • Nadal prevails over Moya, enters Chennai Open final 05-01-2008 11:18 PM

    Colombo: The man who led Sri Lanka to its last World Cup title says the team will not have a better chance of winning the tournament for many years. Arjuna Ranatunga, who played for Sri Lanka from 1982 to 2000, told Wednesday's The Island newspaper that playing at home in...
  • Mikhail Youzhny in Chennai Open final 05-01-2008 08:12 PM

    Sydney: Adam Gilchrist has added his name to the list of former and current players rallying to support Ricky Ponting, saying the beleaguered captain is Australia's best batsman since Sir Donald Bradman. A report in the Sydney Morning Herald on Tuesday quoted an unnamed but allegedly senior Cricket Australia official...
  • Chennai Open: Malisse, Youzhny in last eight 02-01-2008 10:12 PM

    Chennai: The best news for the West Indies on the eve of their World Cup Group B game against England here Thursday is the availability of their explosive opening batsman Chris Gayle, who has been declared fit to play after suffering abdominal strain. Darren Sammy, who took over the captaincy...
  • Jankovic, Youzhny enter round II 29-05-2007 05:09 PM

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