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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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A Brit Wins (Really!); Hewitt Plays Last Match at Wimbledon Monday
No. 1 Novak Djokovic overcame a tough opening-round opponent, two seeds were upset, former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt played his final match at the All England Club, and an English man actually won a match on an activity-filled opening day at Wimbledon. Djokovic defeated Ger...
2015-06-29

World No. 1s Serena Williams And Novak Djokovic Open Play At Wimbledon Monday
No. 1s Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams open play Monday in the first round at Wimbledon. Djokovic, the defending champion, starts off against the very dangerous Philipp Kohlschreiber. Djokovic leads the German 6-1, but Kohlschreiber is the highest ranked unseeded player at...
2015-06-28

Wimbledon Men's Preview: Tough Draws All Around With Murray-Nadal, Federer-Berdych QFs
Wimbledon is going to be interesting. Before the draw there were two clear favorites: Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray. But the drawmakers did them no favors today suddenly making the event a wide open affair. Djokovic could face a bevy of big servers while Murray might have to ...
2015-06-26

I Have Novak Djokovic As My Early Wimbledon Favorite, But I'm Not Crazy About It
please make a strong case for NOT picking Novak Djokovic to win Wimbledon. That's what I'm asking because right now for the Wimbledon title in my mind it's either him or Andy Murray. And it's close call. So here's my list of Wimbledon favorites as I seem them right now pre-...
2015-06-23

Nick Kyrgios Splits With Coach Todd Larkham
2014 star Nick Kyrgios will go into Wimbledon without a coach, the 20-year-old announced yesterday on his website. "I wanted to let you know that Todd Larkham and I have mutually agreed to end our professional relationship," Kyrgios said. "It’s never an easy decision to ...
2015-06-23

Thanasi Kokkinakis Admits He Played Like Rubbish, But Is Glad He Saw Some Celebs In The Crowd
Kokkinakis got a grass tennis lesson yesterday from Gilles Simon during a 64, 62 loss at the Queen's Club second round. But the 19-year-old Australian took some fun out of it, joking afterward that at least he got to see some popular faces in the crowd. "I saw that," Kokkin...
2015-06-18

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
Federer Reaches 11th French Open 4th RD, Cuevas Chokes; Young Aussies Take On Slam Champs Saturday
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


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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