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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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  • Wawrinka Stretched, Murray Breaking? Djokovic, Nadal Tues At Roland Garros
  • 3 seed and defending champ Stan Wawrinka couldn't have drawn a tougher first-round opponent than upset specialist Lukas Rosol, who won the first set then worked the Swiss to the brink on Monday at Roland Garros. Wawrinka eventually prevailing in five sets 4-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 ...
  • 2016-05-23
  • Seeds Krygios, Paire Advance on Rainy French Open-ing Day; Wawrinka, Murray Monday
  • play Russian Andrey Kuznetsov eased past Germany's Benjamin Becker 6-2, 6-2, 6-4, and Russian Teymuraz Gabashvili beat American Donald Young 7-6(1), 6-2, 6-3. Eleven of 16 matches overall on the day were cancelled or postponed. Men's matches to watch for on Monday in Roland...
  • 2016-05-22
  • Rafael Nadal Feels At Home At The French Open
  • Nadal is back at his favorite tournament of the year. Despite his recent struggles, Nadal still says he finds the confidence at Roland Garros where he's won 9 times and sports a 70-2 record. "It's true that I had a lot of success here and it's true that I like the tournament...
  • 2016-05-21
  • Serena Williams in Trouble if Early Seedings Hold; French Open Preview
  • world No. 1 Serena Williams is going to retain her French Open title she may need a little help from the upset gods. Williams didn't climb to favorites status until last week winning the Rome title on red clay, her first title of the year after failing to close the deal i...
  • 2016-05-20
  • French Open Men's Draw: Are Novak Djokovic And Andy Murray Heading Toward The Final?
  • draw is out! With Roger Federer not playing and Rafael Nadal assured of avoiding Novak Djokovic, there was little in the way of pure drama today, but the top two seeds have to be happy with the way things turned out. Djokovic and Andy Murray have never won the French Open, but thi...
  • 2016-05-20
  • Keys Can't Unlock Rome Title as Serena Williams Ends Trophy Drought
  • took until a week before the French Open, but world No. 1 Serena Williams claimed her first title of 2016 on Sunday, beating Madison Keys 7-6(5), 6-3 in the all-American final of the Italian Open. Williams improved to 1-2 in finals this year, snapping a nine-month title d...
  • 2016-05-15
  • 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 Continues To Dominate While Young, Azarenka Post Dramatic Wins At US Open; Djokovic, Serena Sunday
  • 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


  • 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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