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Youzhny tops Haase in Swiss Open final

Youzhny tops Haase in Swiss Open final

GSTAAD, Switzerland, July 28 (UPI) -- Mikhail Youzhny defeated Robin Haase in straight sets Sunday and claimed the title at the Credit Agricole Swiss Open.

Mikhail Youzhny, Robin Haase reach Gstaad finals

GSTAAD, Switzerland, July 27 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia kept up his surge at the Swiss Open in Gstaad, knocking off Victor Hanescu in Saturday's semifinals.

Wawrinka drops out of Swiss Open with injury

GSTAAD, Switzerland, July 26 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland was forced to retire from his quarterfinal match at the Swiss Open Friday when he injured his lower back.

Brands posts upset over Federer

GSTAAD, Switzerland, July 25 (UPI) -- Daniel Brands ousted top-seeded Roger Federer in Thursday's second-round play of the Swiss Open.
Wawrinka, seeded players sweep matches at Swiss Open

Wawrinka, seeded players sweep matches at Swiss Open

GSTAAD, Switzerland, July 24 (UPI) -- No. 2-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka claimed a straight-set win Wednesday that lifted him into the quarterfinals of the Swiss Open.
Youzhny waits out rain before winning at Swiss Open

Youzhny waits out rain before winning at Swiss Open

GSTAAD, Switzerland, July 22 (UPI) -- No. 6-seeded Mikhail Youzhny wasted little time after a lengthy rain delay Monday in finishing off a first-round win at the Swiss Open tennis tournament.
Federer, Haas win in three sets in Germany

Federer, Haas win in three sets in Germany

HAMBURG, Germany, July 17 (UPI) -- Top seeds Roger Federer and Tommy Haas both needed three sets Wednesday to reach the third round of the German Tennis Championships.
Murray looking to take advantage of Wimbledon draw

Murray looking to take advantage of Wimbledon draw

LONDON, July 2 (UPI) -- World No. 2-ranked Andy Murray is in a half of the draw with two unseeded players, a No. 24 seed and the hopes of a nation at the 127th Wimbledon Championships.
Polish players reach Wimbledon quarterfinals

Polish players reach Wimbledon quarterfinals

LONDON, July 1 (UPI) -- Polish players Jerzy Janowicz and Lukasz Kubot each claimed five-set wins Monday and will square off in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon.
Djokovic, Murray seem on Wimbledon collision cource

Djokovic, Murray seem on Wimbledon collision cource

LONDON, June 30 (UPI) -- A week of early surprises at Wimbledon ended on a more expected note with world No. 1 Novak Djokovic taking a solid third-round win going into Sunday's off day.
Novak Djokovic cruises, David Ferrer avoids upset at Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic cruises, David Ferrer avoids upset at Wimbledon

LONDON, June 29 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Novak Djokovic and No. 4 seed David Ferrer advanced at Wimbledon Saturday, Djokovic having a much easier time than Ferrer.
Federer beaten in Wimbledon second round

Federer beaten in Wimbledon second round

LONDON, June 26 (UPI) -- Defending champion Roger Federer was beaten in four sets Wednesday, the biggest upset in a day of unexpected results and injuries at Wimbledon.
Nadal stunned in Wimbledon opener; Federer advances

Nadal stunned in Wimbledon opener; Federer advances

LONDON, June 24 (UPI) -- Belgian Steve Darcis, ranked 135th in the world, upset No. 5 Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon Monday while Roger Federer advanced easily.
Federer's assault on ATP record book continues

Federer's assault on ATP record book continues

LONDON, June 17 (UPI) -- Roger Federer continued his climb in the ATP record book with his win at the Gerry Weber Open.

Roger Federer gets first 2013 win at Gerry Weber Open

HALLE, Germany, June 16 (UPI) -- Roger Federer posted his first victory of 2013 Sunday, besting Russian Mikhail Youzhny to claim his sixth career Gerry Weber Open title.
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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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