Player Profiles

(13) Mikhail Youzhny

  • DOB: 25/06/1982
  • Nationality: RUS
  • Became Pro: 1999
  • Height: 1.83
Youzhny - high on confidence.

Player Profile

The Russian can certainly play on grass.

Five times he has been to the last 16 at Wimbledon but never beyond.

To improve that record will be the aim this season and having reached the quarter-finals of the recent French Open, confidence will be high.

Unlikely to be knocking out the true elite, however.

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

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Australian Open R2R2R1R3R3R1QFR3R1R2
French Open R2R4R3R3QFR2R3R4R2R2
Wimbledon -R4-R4R2R1R4R4R3R4
US Open -QFR1-SFR2-R2SFR3

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