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Falla advances on 6-1, 6-0 upset at Valencia Open

Falla advances on 6-1, 6-0 upset at Valencia Open

VALENCIA, Spain, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Alejandro Falla dropped just one game Tuesday in a first-round upset win at the ATP's Valencia Open in Spain.
Berlocq among early Shanghai Masters winners

Berlocq among early Shanghai Masters winners

SHANGHAI, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Carlos Berlocq claimed a three-set win Sunday in opening day action at the ATP's Shanghai Rolex Masters tennis tournament.
Berdych, other top seeds advance to semis at Thailand Open

Berdych, other top seeds advance to semis at Thailand Open

BANGKOK, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- No. 1-seeded Tomas Berdych won in straight sets Friday, leading the top four seeds into the semifinals of the Thailand Open tennis tournament.
Gasquet heads into quarterfinals of Thailand Open

Gasquet heads into quarterfinals of Thailand Open

BANGKOK, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Defending champion Richard Gasquet sailed through his second-round match Thursday at the Thailand Open tennis tournament.
Berdych wins second-round match at Thailand Open

Berdych wins second-round match at Thailand Open

BANGKOK, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Tomas Berdych won in straight sets Wednesday in a second-round match at the Thailand Open tennis tournament.
Garcia-Lopez beats Youzhny, makes St. Petersburg quarters

Garcia-Lopez beats Youzhny, makes St. Petersburg quarters

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Guillermo Garcia-Lopez ousted second-seeded Mikhail Youzhny in a second-round match Wednesday at the St. Petersburg Open tennis tournament in Russia.
Youzhny wins three-set challenge in St. Petersburg Open

Youzhny wins three-set challenge in St. Petersburg Open

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- No. 2-seeded Mikhail Youzhny needed a third set Monday to claim a first-round win at the St. Petersburg Open tennis tournament in Russia.
Gasquet, Wawrinka face big challenges in U.S. Open semis

Gasquet, Wawrinka face big challenges in U.S. Open semis

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Richard Gasquet and Stanislas Wawrinka can reach new tennis heights and help determine the race for the world No. 1 ranking in the U.S. Open semifinals.
Wawrinka ousts Murray, reaches U.S. Open semifinals

Wawrinka ousts Murray, reaches U.S. Open semifinals

NEW YORK, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Stanislas Wawrinka reached the semifinals of the U.S. Open Thursday with a stunningly easy conquest of defending champion Andy Murray.
Nadal coasts into U.S. Open semis and meeting with Gasquet

Nadal coasts into U.S. Open semis and meeting with Gasquet

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal easily continued his sensational season Wednesday with a routine drubbing of Tommy Robredo in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open.
Andy Murray joins Novak Djokovic among U.S. Open winners

Andy Murray joins Novak Djokovic among U.S. Open winners

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Andy Murray continued his quest to defend his U.S. Open championship Tuesday by knocking off Denis Istomin in four tough sets.

No. 1 Novak Djokovic, defending champ Andy Murray breeze at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and third-seeded defending champion Andy Murray each breezed into the round of 16 with wins Sunday at the U.S. Open.
Djokovic advances with straight-set win at U.S. Open

Djokovic advances with straight-set win at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Top-ranked Novak Djokovic recorded a three-set win Friday to join defending champ Andy Murray in the third round of the U.S. Open.

Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray move on at Western & Southern Open

CINCINNATI, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Andy Murray bounced back from last week's unexpected setback Wednesday with a second-round victory at the Western & Southern Open.
Fognini up to 16th in ATP rankings

Fognini up to 16th in ATP rankings

LONDON, July 29 (UPI) -- A third consecutive finals appearance has Fabio Fognini at a career high No. 16 in the ATP rankings.
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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)
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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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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Mikhail Youzhny."
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