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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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Rafael Nadal: Physicality In Tennis Isn't Preventing Young Guys From Breaking Through, It's Because They Are Not Good Enough
Wednesday in Monte Carlo, Rafael Nadal blasted youngster Lucas Pouille running his record to 27-3 against players born in the 1990s. So Nadal was asked what is holding back the younger generation and those before them from winning big titles. Many of have said the reason is beca...
2015-04-16

Novak Djokovic Wins Second Laureus Sportsman Of The Year
a ceremony at Shanghai Grand Theatre, tennis World No. 1 Novak Djokovic took home the prestigious honor of being named Laureus World Sportsman Of The Year earlier today. The Serb beat out other hopefuls including Lewis Hamilton (Motor Racing), Renaud Lavillenie (Athletics), Rory...
2015-04-15

Upsets Hit Charleston: Bouchard, Stephens, Stosur Lose; Makarova Withdraws
out to qualifier Danka Kovinic. Last year's surprise finalist Jana Cepelova also fell, but to former French runner-up Sara Errani. Youngsters Ajla Tomljanovic and Donna Vekic also lost. No. 2 seed Ekaterina Makarova had to withdraw after her match win due to a gastrointest...
2015-04-09

Players To Beat Both Venus And Serena Williams In Same Tournament [Chart]
Saturday in the Miami Open final, Carla Suarez Navarro will try to become just the 8th player to beat both Williams sisters in the same tournament. Earlier this week, the 26-year-old ousted Venus Williams in a three-set thriller. Now she takes on younger sisters, Serena, for the...
2015-04-04

Djokovic v Isner, Murray v Berdych: Miami SF Picks And Pans; Serena Too Strong For Simona
are down to just four at the last stop on this mini hardcourt Masters swing. And what we have is three guys we thought would be there and a very tall interloper named John Isner who is playing some sick tennis at the moment. Today, the American played one of the best matches of ...
2015-04-03

Nadal, Ivanovic Fall Out at Miami; Williams Sisters On Monday
uncomfortable Rafael Nadal lost in three sets, and world No. 1 Serena Williams met the future on an eventful Sunday at the Miami Open. "I was anxious on court," Nadal said after a second straight career loss to Spanish countryman Fernando "Hot Sauce" Verdasco. "I tried in...
2015-03-30

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 ...
2011-03-26

More...
Nadal, Roddick, Young Advance Friday at US Open
Fognini Ends Nadal's Rio Run; Simon v Monfils In Marseille Finale; Young Seeks First Title In Delray
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
Nadal, Djokovic Escape Again In Rome, Can The Young Guns Dimitrov And Raonic Spoil A 1-2 Final?


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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