Federer streak continues in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Roger Federer ran his match winning streak to 32 Friday with a straight-set victory at the Australian Open, moving him into the round of 16.

Baghdatis bounced from Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- No. 11-seeded Marcos Baghdatis, the runner-up in the 2006 Australian Open, was upset in second-round play at tennis's first Grand Slam event of the year.

Ljubicic edges into Qatar semifinals

DOHA, Qatar, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Ivan Ljubicic rallied from a set down Thursday to earn a semifinal berth in the Qatar Open tennis tournament.

Russia hosts Argentina in Davis Cup final

MOSCOW, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Russia will host Argentina this weekend to determine the 2006 Davis Cup champion in the best-of-five World Group final.

Robredo drops opening-round match

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- No. 2-seeded Tommy Robredo was bounced Tuesday from the first round of the St. Petersburg Open tennis tournament in Russia.

Davydenko cruises in Kremlin Cup

MOSCOW, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Nikolay Davydenko didn't lose a game Tuesday posting a first-round victory in the $1 million Kremlin Cup tennis tournament in Moscow.

Volandri ousted in Kremlin Cup play

MOSCOW, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Filippo Volandri was upset Monday in the first round of the $1 million Kremlin Cup tennis tournament in Moscow.

Safin wins his opener at Metz

METZ, France, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Former world No. 1 Marat Safin of Russia was among Wednesday's winners at the Open de Moselle tennis tournament in Metz, France.

U.S. trails Russia 2-1 in Davis Cup semis

MOSCOW, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- The United States, with strong play by Bob and Mike Bryan Saturday, trails the best-of-five tie with Russia, 2-1, in the Davis Cup semifinals in Moscow.

Russia up 2-0 on U.S. in Davis Cup

MOSCOW, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Marat Safin and Mikhail Youzhny posted singles victories Friday, giving Russia a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five Davis Cup semifinal with the United States.

U.S. team in Russia for Davis Cup semi

MOSCOW, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Andy Roddick and Russia's Marat Safin, both of whom have been ranked No. 1 in the world, meet in the first match of a Davis Cup tennis semifinal. Roddick plays Safin in Moscow Friday in the best-of-five Davis Cup tie. The other singles match that day pit

Federer, Roddick to meet in Open final

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Roger Federer and Andy Roddick won their semifinals matches Saturday and will meet Sunday in the final at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

Federer, Roddick favorites at U.S. Open

FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Top-seed Roger Federer meets seventh-seeded Nikolay Davydenko and Andy Roddick plays unseeded Mikhail Youzhny Saturday in the semifinals at the 2006 U.S Open.

Federer, Davydenko reach U.S. Open semis

FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Top seed Roger Federer and No. 7 Nikolay Davydenko won their matches Thursday night to advance to the semifinals at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

Federer advances, Nadal out at U.S. Open

FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Top-seed and defending two-time champion Roger Federer won but second-seeded Rafael Nadal lost Wednesday at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
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Mikhail Youzhny
American Andre Agassi plays a forehand in his match against Russian Mikhail Youzhny at the 2006 Boodles Challenge tournament in Stoke Park on Thursday, June 22, 2006. Youzhny won the match 6-3 7-6.(UPI Photo/Hugo Philpott)

Mikhail Mikhailovich Youzhny (Михаил Михайлович Южный  ( listen); born 25 June 1982, in Moscow, USSR (now Russia), is a professional Russian tennis player, noted for his consistency and all-court play style. He has been coached by Boris Sobkin for 17 years.

The highest singles world ranking of his career was number eight, achieved 28 January 2008 and again on 18 October 2010.

Mikhail began playing tennis at six with his older brother, Andrei, a pro futures player in 1998–2000. At 13, he was a ballboy for the Russia – U.S. Davis Cup matches.

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