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Federer, Youzhny reach Gerry Weber finals

HALLE, Germany, June 15 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Roger Federer upended crowd favorite Tommy Haas in three sets Saturday to advance to the finals of the Gerry Weber Open in Germany.
Federer, Haas advance to Gerry Weber Open rematch

Federer, Haas advance to Gerry Weber Open rematch

HALLE, Germany, June 14 (UPI) -- No. 1-seed Roger Federer didn't lose a game Friday in gaining a rematch against Tommy Haas in the Gerry Weber Open tennis tournament.

Haas heads into Gerry Weber quarterfinals

HALLE, Germany, June 13 (UPI) -- Defending champion Tommy Haas closed second-round play with a straight-set win Thursday at the Gerry Weber Open tennis tournament in Germany.
Federer claims second-round win at Gerry Weber Open

Federer claims second-round win at Gerry Weber Open

HALLE, Germany, June 12 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Roger Federer, who has won the event five times, opened his play Wednesday at the Gerry Weber Open with a straight-set win.

Mayer claims first-round win at Gerry Weber Open

HALLE, Germany, June 10 (UPI) -- No. 8-seeded Florian Mayer lost only four games Monday in a first-round win at the Gerry Weber Open in Germany, starting the ATP grass-court season.
Djokovic, Nadal continue on French Open collision course

Djokovic, Nadal continue on French Open collision course

PARIS, June 3 (UPI) -- Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, last year's French Open finalists, took steps Monday toward a rematch in the semifinals with wins over seeded opponents.

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal advance to fourth round at French Open

PARIS, June 1 (UPI) -- Seven-time champion Rafael Nadal and world No. 1 Novak Djokovic advanced to the fourth round of the French Open Saturday with three-set wins.
Nadal drops early set but wins at French Open

Nadal drops early set but wins at French Open

PARIS, May 31 (UPI) -- Seven-time champion Rafael Nadal staggered early but won in four sets Friday in a French Open second-round match.
Djokovic wins in straight sets at French Open

Djokovic wins in straight sets at French Open

PARIS, May 28 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Novak Djokovic claimed a tough three-set win Tuesday in his first match at the French Open.
Murray injured at Italian Masters

Murray injured at Italian Masters

ROME, May 15 (UPI) -- World No. 2 Andy Murray retired with a back injury, one of four seeded players to leave the draw in early Wednesday play at the Italian Masters in Rome.
Djokovic, Federer post wins at Italian Masters

Djokovic, Federer post wins at Italian Masters

ROME, May 14 (UPI) -- Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer each rolled through second-round wins Tuesday at the Italian Masters tennis tournament in Rome.
Federer upset at Madrid Open

Federer upset at Madrid Open

MADRID, May 9 (UPI) -- World No. 2 and defending champion Roger Federer was the stunning upset victim of Kei Nishikori Thursday in the third round of the Mutua Madrid Open.
Nadal, Ferrer win second-round matches at Madrid Open

Nadal, Ferrer win second-round matches at Madrid Open

MADRID, May 8 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer each won in straight sets Wednesday in second-round action at the Madrid Open tennis tournament.
Dimitrov beats Djokovic in Madrid Open

Dimitrov beats Djokovic in Madrid Open

MADRID, May 7 (UPI) -- Grigor Dimitrov ousted world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in a three-set marathon Tuesday in a second-round match at the Madrid Open.
Stepanek, Monfils advance to BMW Open second round

Stepanek, Monfils advance to BMW Open second round

MUNICH, Germany, April 30 (UPI) -- Radek Stepanek and Gael Monfils came away with first-round upset wins Tuesday at the BMW Open tennis tournament in Germany.
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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.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Mikhail Youzhny."
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