Kafelnikov reaches semifinals

HALLE, Germany, June 14 (UPI) -- Top seed Yevgeny Kafelnikov of Russia and No. 2 Roger Federer of Switzerland advanced, but defending champion Thomas Johansson fell Friday in the quarterfinals

Sampras ousted in Germany

HALLE, Germany, June 13 (UPI) -- Pete Sampras' deep slump continued Thursday when the fourth-seeded American lost to Germany's Nicolas Kiefer in the second round of the Gerry Webber Open.

Kafelnikov reaches quarterfinals

HALLE, Germany, June 12 (UPI) -- Defending champion Thomas Johansson of Sweden and two-time winner Yevgeny Kafelnikov of Russia moved into the quarterfinals Wednesday at the Gerry Weber Open.

French Open Men's Draw

The men's draw for the 2002 French Open, which begins Monday:
By United Press International

Hewitt wins, Agassi withdraws in Hamburg

HAMBURG, Germany, May 13 (UPI) -- Top seed Lleyton Hewitt began his quest for his first claycourt Tennis Masters Series title Monday with a straight-set first-round victory at the $2.33

Youzhny, Schuettler go for Munich title

MUNICH, Germany, May 4 (UPI) -- Russian Mikhail Youzhny reached his first career final and will face local favorite Rainer Schuettler in the $381,000 BMW Open.

Haas, El Aynaoui advance at Munich

MUNICH, Germany, May 2 (UPI) -- Local favorite Tommy Haas of Germany and Moroccan Younes El Aynaoui are the highest seeds remaining at the $381,000 BMW Open.

Top seed ousted at Munich

MUNICH, Germany, April 30 (UPI) -- Yevgeny Kafelnikov has yet to find his footing on clay.

Agassi advances in '02 claycourt debut

HOUSTON, April 22 (UPI) -- Andre Agassi held off Russian teenager Mikhail Youzhny, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, in a two-hour, 15 minute match on Monday to advance to the second round of the $400,000 U

Canas, El Aynaoui in Morocco final

CASABLANCA, Morocco, April 13 (UPI) -- For Guillermo Canas of Argentina and Younes El Aynaoui of Morocco, it probably was worth the wait on Saturday to advance to the final of the $381,000 Grand Prix

Top seeds Canas, El Aynaoui advance

CASABLANCA, Morocco, April 12 (UPI) -- Guillermo Canas of Argentina and Younes El Aynaoui of Morocco, the two top seeds, returned to the semifinals of the $381,000 Grand Prix Hassan II claycourt even

Top-seed Canas advances at Morocco

CASABLANCA, Morocco, April 11 (UPI) -- Top seed Guillermo Canas of Argentina overcame windy and chilly conditions Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the $381,000 Grand Prix Hassan II

Unseeded Alami scores Hassan upset

CASABLANCA, Morocco, April 9 (UPI) -- Karim Alami was the surprise winner Tuesday in a first-round battle of Moroccans at the $381,000 Grand Prix Hassan II claycourt event.

Roddick clinches U.S. win

HOUSTON, April 8 (UPI) -- Andy Roddick had 15 aces and converted six break-point opportunities on Sunday in his 6-2, 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 rout of Alberto Martin as the United States clinched it

Top seeds advance easily at Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Top seed Juan Carlos Ferrero of Spain and third-seeded Thomas Johansson of Sweden each had an easy time in advancing to the second round of the Dubai Tennis Cha
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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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