Mikhail Youzhny

  • Robin Haase beats defending champ Youzhny at Swiss Open 6 days ago

    Gstaad: Robin Haase advanced to the semi-finals of the Swiss Open by beating defending champion Mikhail Youzhny 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Friday in a rematch of last year's final. The top-seeded Russian saved six match points in the final game before finally losing. Haase, a Dutchman seeded seventh, will play Juan Monaco...
  • Titleholder Mikhail Youzhny advances at Swiss Open 1 week ago

    Gstaad: Top-seeded Mikhail Youzhny began his Swiss Open title defense by beating Kenny De Schepper of France 6-3, 6-4 in a second-round match on Thursday. The 19th-ranked Russian forced a single service break in each set and denied De Schepper any chances to break back. The French left-hander sent down seven...
  • Richard Gasquet, Mikhail Youzhny crash out of Gerry Weber Open June 11, 2014

    The fifth-seeded Richard Gasquet and sixth-seeded Mikhail Youzhny both crashed out in the first round of the Gerry Weber Open on Tuesday. Robin Haase of the Netherlands defeated Gasquet 6-4, 6-4, and Ivo Karlovic of Croatia hit 22 aces on his way to a 6-3, 6-4 win over Youzhny. Haase next faces...
  • Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic to meet in Dubai semi-finals February 28, 2014

    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 to...
  • Sijsling upsets Youzhny at ABN Amro February 11, 2014

    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, who...
  • Mikhail Youzhny ousted by qualifier in Zagreb Indoors February 6, 2014

    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 serve in...
  • Janko Tipsarevic, Stanislas Wawrinka to play in Chennai Open November 21, 2013

    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 89,...
  • Youzhny beats Ferrer to win Valencia Open October 27, 2013

    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 on, picking...
  • Youzhny advances at St. Petersburg Open September 17, 2013

    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 20th-ranked Youzhny...
  • Novak Djokovic reaches seventh straight US Open semis September 6, 2013

    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 lull...
  • Mikhail Youzhny beats Robin Haase in Swiss Open final July 28, 2013

    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 now ranked...
  • Youzhny, Haase advance to Swiss Open final July 27, 2013

    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 Gstaad. The...
  • Wawrinka, Monaco, Youzhny advance at Swiss Open July 24, 2013

    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 second-round matches,...
  • Murray reaches sixth consecutive Wimbledon quarter-finals July 1, 2013

    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 grass-court...
  • Youzhny looms for Murray, Tomic booms June 30, 2013

    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 June 29, 2013

    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 June 3, 2013

    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 U.S....
  • Vulnerable Nadal, Djokovic advance at French Open June 2, 2013

    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 May 1, 2013

    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...
  • Tipsarevic, Youzhny likely to play in Kremlin Cup April 3, 2013

    Moscow: Janko Tipsarevic and Mikhail Youzhny are likely to feature in this year's Kremlin Cup, a Russian tennis official said on Tuesday, an early boost for a tournament that typically struggles to attract the world's top men. Tipsarevic, the world No.10, has played here six of the last seven years...
  • Cilic, Youzhny reach Zagreb Indoors semis February 9, 2013

    Zagrab: Top-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia ousted Blaz Kavcic 6-3, 7-6 (5) on Friday to set up a Zagreb Indoors semi-final against defending champion Mikhail Youzhny of Russia. Cilic is a two-time winner in his home event but missed last year's tournament with an injury. He broke Kavcic twice in...
  • Davydenko, Monfils reach quarterfinals at Qatar Open January 3, 2013

    Doha: After struggling with injuries last year, Nikolay Davydenko and Gael Monfils are playing some of their best tennis again at the Qatar Open. Davydenko reached the quarterfinals by beating fourth-seeded Mikhail Youzhny 7-5, 6-3. He was joined by Monfils, who upset third-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-4, 2-6, 6-4. Top-seeded David Ferrer...
  • No apology from Wozniacki for 'disgrace' remark June 3, 2012

    Paris: Caroline Wozniacki made no apologies for her behavior on court at the French Open, even calling the officiating a "disgrace" after losing in the third round. Russian player Mikhail Youzhny did take the time to express his regret to the fans at his match. The ninth-seeded Wozniacki, still searching for her...
  • Ferrer, Kvitova advance to 4th round June 2, 2012

    Paris: Mikhail Youzhny was having such a bad day in the third round of the French Open that he felt the need to apologise, right on court during the match. The 27th-seeded Russian scraped "SORRI" into the clay with his right foot in the middle of his 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 loss...
  • Murray beats Youzhny 6-3 6-2 in final of Valencia Open November 10, 2009

    Valencia (Spain): World number four Andy Murray, playing in his first tournament for nearly two months after recovering from a wrist injury, took on Russia's Mikhail Youzhny in the final of the inaugural Valencia Open on November 8, looking for his sixth title of the year and the 14th of...
  • Paes-Dlouhy lose Japan Open final October 5, 2008

    New Delhi: Leander Paes and Lukas Dlouhy's bid for a second successive ATP title ended in disappointment after the top seeds were stunned by the Russian-German pair of Mikhail Youzhny and Mischa Zverev in the finals of AIG Japan Open in Tokyo on Sunday. The unseeded Youzhny and Zverev beat the...
  • Youzhny sinks Nadal to lift Chennai Open title January 7, 2008

    Chennai: World No 2 and top-seed Rafael Nadal, apparently not fully fit, gave away the Chennai Open ATP Tour singles title on a platter to fourth-seed Mikhail Youzhny, going down without a semblance of a fight 0-6, 1-6 in just 58 minutes in Chennai on Sunday night. In the final, the...
  • Nadal prevails over Moya, enters Chennai Open final January 5, 2008

    New Delhi: World No 2 Rafael Nadal booked his place in the final of the $436,000 Chennai Open ATP Tennis championship on Saturday night defeating Carlos Moya in the second semi-final. In the match between two Spaniards, Nadal prevailed over Moya in a tough three-set encounter winning the match 6-7, 7-6,...
  • Mikhail Youzhny in Chennai Open final January 5, 2008

    Chennai: Russian Mikhail Youzhny made short work of Croat Marin Cilic 6-2, 6-3 to storm into the singles final of the Chennai Open ATP Tennis championship in Chennai on Saturday night. Playing against Cilic for the first time, Youzhny had his game plan ready though the Croat did pose few problems...
  • Chennai Open: Malisse, Youzhny in last eight January 2, 2008

    Chennai: Unseeded Belgian Xavier Malisse kept himself on course for defending the title as he shrugged off initial threats before disposing of sixth seeded Jurgen Melzer of Austria 7-6 (3) 6-2 to enter the quarter-finals of the Chennai Open ATP tennis championship on Wednesday night. Fourth seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia...