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Donald Young© ATP
  • Nationality: USA (United States )
  • Birthdate: July 23, 1989
  • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Residence: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • Turned Pro: 2004
  • Plays: Left-handed
  • Coach: Donald Sr. & lIlona Young
  • 2013 Final Ranking: 96
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Began playing tennis at age three with mother, Illona, and father, Donald, Sr. who are both tennis teaching professionals...Parents run the South Fulton Tennis ... Read Full Bio

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Novak Djokovic: The Good Thing Is I Don't Need Wrist Surgery, But I Don't When I Can Play Tennis Again
Wrists injuries in tennis can derail a tennis career. Juan Martin del Potro has already missed significant time with his wrist issues. Youngster And also this year Laura Robson will miss both the French and Wimbledon due to her wrist problems. Djokovic isn't scheduled against ...
2014-04-19

It's An All Swiss Monte Carlo Final: Roger Federer v Stan Wawrinka, Who's The Pick?
a crazy Friday, things settled down Saturday during the Monte Carlo semifinals. If fact, it was rather anti-climatic. Stan Wawrinka came out of the blocks strong and then held on to beat David Ferrer 6-1, 7-6. And then his countryman Roger Federer joined him in the Sunday fin...
2014-04-19

Djokovic Dominates; Nadal, Federer In Action Wednesday At Monte Carlo
Djokovic opened his Monte Carlo title defense with a blistering 6-1, 6-0 rout over Albert Montanes. The World No. 2 needed just 45 minutes to take down the Spanish veteran. "For the first match on clay, it was great," said Djokovic. "I lost only one game, so there were not to...
2014-04-15

Monte Carlo Preview: Nadal, Djokovic, Federer Fight For The First Big Clay Title Of 2014
first major clay tennis tournament of the season kicks off tomorrow at the breathtaking Monte Carlo Masters with the Top 6 players all in attendance. But given the surface, one really doesn't have to go that deep to find a winner. That's because it's essentially a two-horse race b...
2014-04-12

Nadal Breezes, Sharapova Scraps; All-Star Tues. at Sony Open Miami
Maria Sharapova ever win a Sony Open title in Miami? The Russian, 0-5 in career finals at the event, scrapped to stay alive for another chance when she reached the quarterfinals with a 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 win over Belgian Kristen Flipkens on Monday. "I usually like playing first ...
2014-03-24

Nadal Routs Hewitt In Miami; Sharapova, Serena Survive While Djokovic Gets Walkover
Sam Stosur 5-7, 7-5, 7-5 at 2:30am. Earlier, the American men fell hard again. While John Isner survived a spirited effort from Donald Young in three sets, Ryan Harrison, Sam Querrey and Jack Sock all lost leaving the 6-foot-10 former Georgia star the only American man into the t...
2014-03-23

Almagro, Petkovic Capture Titles
Kim Clijsters and the "B"-level former No. 1s Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic away from the cash cow exhibitions? NOTESAmerican Donald Young is reportedly skipping the French with a wrist injury...Fernando "Gonzo" Gonzalez pulled from the French Open draw citing a bad knee that i...
2011-05-22

Roger Federer Interview - Miami, Mar 26
Federer InterviewSony Ericsson Open - Miami, Fl., U.S.A.March 26, 2011    R. FEDERER/R. Stepanek 6 3, 6 3   THE MODERATOR:  Questions, please.  Q.  Thanks to Greg Sharko here, we know...  ROGER FEDERER:  What has he dug up again?  Q.  Bottom of the first page, you have tied some...
2011-03-26

More...
Nadal, Roddick, Young Advance Friday at US Open
Federer Forever (Beating) Young; Williams Sisters Tues. at US Open
Nadal, Federer Roll At Indian Wells; American Youngsters Fizzle; Djokovic, Murray Today
Roger Federer: When I Was Younger I Serve And Volleyed, But Then I Became Great From The Baseline
Youngsters Raonic, Dimitrov, Tomic Win In Stockholm; Blake Upsets Del Potro
Young Tomic (AUS), Raonic (CAN), Berankis (LTU) Shine in Men's Upsets at Australian Open; X-Notes


Recent fan comments for Donald Young:


jason
Says:

I used to like DY but I was instantly disappointed when he said "no" to my 7 year old son when asked for a picture and autograph. I Said God Bless him and just walked away dejected. my son was soo sad. Amazing how your luck changes when you're too arrogant for pics and autographs.

Posted on August 4, 2012 at 13:33 ET



Alex
Says:

dude, comeon man. you have to beat monaco..hes shit man. fuck sake i put 300 bucks on you to win and you play like fucking shit. stop hitting the ball out or into the god dam net. fucking hell

Posted on November 8, 2011 at 13:27 ET



Dj Lady C Funky Town Diva
Says:

Donald
You stayed focused and over came the obsticales that were clouding your mind. You're # 1
no matter what anyone thinks
Always think positive and give thanks..I wish you well..

Posted on September 6, 2011 at 12:39 ET



Derrick
Says:

D. Young, focus and believe! Don't think you have to win every match. Have fun playing tennis and your natural ability will shine through. Good Luck to you...
P.S. When you start winning in majors, and you will, send comp tickets to dsutherland@absolutelyreliable.net
See you at the majors

Posted on September 8, 2010 at 18:08 ET



Allen
Says:

There is no need to give up tennis. He is only 20 and still has time to develope. However, someone needs to work with him on his focus. I've seen him play four times in person and each time he lost to a less talented player because he can not control his temper. He gets angry, almost livid everytime he misses a ball. He gets so upset it effects the next two shots. He blew at least eight match points against Matosevic in Indian Wells, some on his own stick. He will not improve until he conquers that demon.

Posted on March 5, 2010 at 00:11 ET



John Barker
Says:

Donald man you need to give up tennis bro.

Posted on January 3, 2010 at 12:07 ET



KWASI- ( A GHANIAN AFRICAN)
Says:

DONALD,
YOU HAVE A GREAT FUTURE COS, I SAW YOU PLAYING A GOOD TENNIS IN AUSTRALIA
WITH (HEWIT).( 2010-AUSTRALIAN OPEN )

PLEASE, DONALD AS A BROTHER, CAN YOU WORK ON YOUR ->CONFIDENCE<- AND YOUR MOTIVATIONS TO WIN A MATCH?

DONALD YOU HAVE A GREAT FUTURE.
THANK YOU FOR LISTINING TO A BROTHER.

KWASI- A GHANIAN STUDENT IN EUROPE.

Posted on January 1, 2010 at 01:53 ET



killerC
Says:

DY definitely shouldnt give up! he missed out on that spain opportunity but he should consider maybe training their some, but maybe having a different coaching opinion and gettin on with some1 like gil reyes on strength training to build his stamy and power game would improve his game. he should also consider using more junkball action like fabrice santoro! adding low slice to add to his game would improve his chances against taller players. DY has great net hands too. Im a fan, I wish em well!

Posted on April 7, 2009 at 20:58 ET



Rita
Says:

Although Donald has had a lot more losses than wins he should not give up. I remember reading somewhere that Nadal had suggested that he should think about training in Spain. Maybe he should think about it. Maybe Nadal, being a lefty like Donald has seen that there is a lot of potential in Donald Young. It could also be the right time for him to change coaches!

Posted on March 5, 2009 at 02:38 ET



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