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Agassi, Safin lose at Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 1 (UPI) -- Andre Agassi and the oft-injured Marat Safin Wednesday both lost their second round matches at the Dubai Tennis Championships.

Nadal, Ljubicic advance at Marseilles

MARSEILLES, France, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal and Ivan Ljubicic were among Thursday's second-round winners at the Open 13 tennis tournament in Marseilles, France.

Nadal rallies to win '06 debut

MARSEILLE, France, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Playing his first ATP match since October, Spain's Rafael Nadal returned with a bang to advance in the Open 13 tennis event in Marseille Tuesday.

Ljubicic makes Zagreb semifinals

ZAGREB, Croatia, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Ivan Ljubicic Friday was a 6-3, 6-2 winner over Mikhail Youzhny in the quarterfinals of the PBZ Zagreb Indoors tennis tournament in Croatia.

Ljubicic rolls on at Zagreb

ZAGREB, Croatia, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Ivan Ljubicic, the top seed, beat Kenneth Carlsen 7-6 (7-5), 6-4, Thursday in the second round of the PBZ Zagreb Indoors tennis tournament in Croatia.

Ljubicic, Henman win at Zagreb

ZAGREB, Croatia, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Ivan Ljubicic and Tim Henman were winners Wednesday at the inaugural PBZ Zagreb Indoors tennis tournament at Zagreb, Croatia.

Federer rolls at Qatar

DOHA, Qatar, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Defending champion Roger Federer Thursday reached the semifinals at the Qatar Open tennis tournament with a 6-4, 6-3, victory over Marcos Baghdatis.

Semifinals set at St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Nicolas Kiefer beat Nikolay Davydenko Friday to qualify for the semifinals at the St. Petersburg Open in Russia.

Johansson, Youzhny win St. Petersburg open

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Swede Thomas Johansson and defending champion Mikhail Youzhny of Russia were first-round winners Tuesday at the St. Petersburg Open.

Davis Cup Roundup

SYDNEY, July 16 (UPI) -- France has a 2-1 lead over Russia after Saturday's matches in the Davis Cup quarter-finals.

Myskina, Roddick win openers at Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- French Open champion Anastasia Myskina won her first-round match Tuesday at the Australian Open.

Safin earns semifinal berth in Paris

PARIS, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Marat Safin surprised Lleyton Hewitt Friday to earn a semifinal berth at the BNP Paribas Masters.

Roddick ousted in third round

PARIS, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Andy Roddick, who was going after his fifth title of the year, was eliminated Thursday in the third round of the BNP Paribas Masters.

Mikhail Youzhny wins Russian tournament

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Mikhail Youzhny beat Karol Beck 6-2, 6-2 Sunday in the championship match of the St. Petersburg Open in Russia.

Rusedski upsets Johansson in Kremlin Cup

MOSCOW, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Greg Rusedski of Great Britain ousted U.S. Open semifinalist Joachim Johansson of Sweden Friday to reach the semifinals at the $1 million Kremlin Cup.
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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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