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Kafelnikov among seeds to advance

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Yevgeny Kafelnikov of Russia won his first-round match at the ABN/AMRO World Tennis Tournament on Tuesday with a 6-3, 7-5 victory over Frenchman J

No. 3 Kiefer, No. 5 Youzhny ousted

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Nicolas Kiefer of Germany and No. 5 Mikhail Youzhny of Russia fell in first-round upsets Wednesday at the Copenhagen Open.

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El Aynaoui, Rusedski advance

MILAN, Italy, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Younes El Aynaoui of Morocco and Greg Rusedski of Britain, already in the hunt for a second ATP title in 2002, each collected victories Monday at the Milan Indo

Capriati survives difficult match

MELBOURNE, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Top seed Jennifer Capriati of the United States rediscovered her serve in the final set Saturday and moved into the fourth round of the Australian Open.

Roddick out, Capriati wins in Australian

MELBOURNE, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- American Andy Roddick, a rising star in tennis, was forced out of the Australian Open Thursday when he aggravated an injured ankle during his second round match

Australian Open Men's Draw

MELBOURNE, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The men's draw for the 2002 Australian Open, which begins Monday:

Australian Open Men's Draw

MELBOURNE, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- The men's draw for the 2002 Australian Open, which begins Monday:

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Zook succeeds Spurrier at Florida

Ivanisevic in Heineken quarterfinals

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Second seed Goran Ivanisevic withstood rain delays and a determined opponent Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the $357,000 Heineken Open.

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Smith lone entry into Baseball Hall of Fame

Top seeds advance in Heineken Open

AUKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Top seeds Marat Safin and Goran Ivanisevic advanced to the second round of the $357,000 Heineken Open on Tuesday.
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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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