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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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Ernests Gulbis Is Not Looking Forward To Playing Friend Dominic Thiem At The US Open
friends Ernests Gulbis and Dominic Thiem will meet Friday in the US Open second round, and the Latvian isn't looking forward to it. "Never want to play somebody who you practice with," said Gulbis. "But, honestly, I have no emotions because of that. I think it's a little bit t...
2014-08-28

CiCi, Not Sabathia, Lights Up US Open; Wed. Preview
No. 1 Serena Williams advanced into the second round on Tuesday after defeating up-and-coming fellow American Taylor Townsend, but all eyes were on American wildcard Catherine "Cici" Bellis after the 15 year old shocked No. 12 seed and Australian Open runner-up Dominika Cibulkov...
2014-08-27

Meet Tennis's New Sensation Catherine "CiCi" Bellis
new tennis star was born today at the US Open. At just 15 years of age, Catherine "CiCi" Bellis pulled off the biggest shock of the US Open championships thus far upsetting No. 12 seed Dominika Cibulkova in three sets 61, 46, 64. Bellis, a native of Atherton, California, gained e...
2014-08-26

Upsets Monday at US Open; Serena, Federer Up Tuesday
top seeds protected their turf on the men's side on the opening day at the US Open, but two lower seeds were shown the door by up-and-comers. Aussie Nick Kyrgios topped a less-than-100-percent No. 21 seed Mikhail Youzhny 7-5, 7-6(4), 2-6, 7-6(1), and Frenchman Benoit Pai...
2014-08-25

Former Champions Djokovic, Murray, Venus And Sharapova In US Open Action Monday
Time Angelique Kerber (GER)[6] vs. Ksenia Pervak (RUS) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)[9] vs. Juan Monaco (ARG) Blaz Kavcic (SLO) vs. Donald Young (USA) Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) vs. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN)[10] Court 4 11:00am Start Time Lucie Safarova (CZE)[14] vs. Timea Babos ...
2014-08-25

Novak Djokovic: I Wasn't Close To My Best Over The Summer, But It Was An Emotional Period
Djokovic re-iterated his disappointment at his summer performance. The Serb who was married just a few days after his Wimbledon triumph, fell apart in third round losses at both Toronto and Cincinnati. But he says leading up to the US Open where he won a few years ago and has re...
2014-08-23

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
Nadal, Djokovic Escape Again In Rome, Can The Young Guns Dimitrov And Raonic Spoil A 1-2 Final?
Youngsters Raonic, Dimitrov, Tomic Win In Stockholm; Blake Upsets Del Potro


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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