Player Profiles

(11) Mikhail Youzhny

  • DOB: 25/06/1982
  • Nationality: Russian
  • Became Pro: 1999
  • Height: 1.83
Youzhny - starred on YouTube.

Player Profile

The Russian started the season well, reaching the finals in Rotterdam and Dubai and took his good form into the clay season.

He duly won in Munich but while Youzhny can clearly play on this surface, it will be a different kettle of fish competing against a field of this quality.

Has reached the fourth round here only once before and you sense he'll be happy to reach the second week again.

Perhaps more than anything, Youzhny is renowned for an appearance on YouTube.

The temperamental star attracted hits aplenty after headbutting his racquet so hard that he cut his forehead open during a match in 2008.

Ten-year Grand Slam History

Australian Open R3R3R1QFR3R1R2R1R4R3
French Open --R2R3R4R2R2R3R2R1
Wimbledon -R2R1R4R4R3R4R1R2R4
US Open -SFR2-R2SFR3R3R1-

More Profiles

Federer - defending champ. Nadal - red-hot favourite. Djokovic: Claycourt pedigree Murray: Finding his form Soderling - Finalist last year Roddick - huge heart Verdasco - Barcelona champ. Tsonga - Fan favourite Ferrer - impressive claycourt form. Cilic - Australian Open semi-finalist. Youzhny - starred on YouTube. Gonzalez - lost in semis last year. Monfils - home favourite. Ljubicic - winner in Indian Wells. Berdych - dangerous. Ferrero - winner in Paris in 2003.

Experts & Blogs

Barry Cowan

Simply incredible!

French Open winner Rafael Nadal will feel unbeatable going into this year's Wimbledon, says Barry Cowan.

Barry Cowan

It's win time in Paris

Barry Cowan gives his thoughts on how the French Open will pan out, from the quarter-finals onwards...