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Mikhail Youzhny

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Youzhny
  • Pronounced: mee-KAIL YOOS-nee
  • Age: 32 (25.06.1982)
  • Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
  • Residence: Moscow, Russia
  • Height: 6' (183 cm)
  • Weight: 160 lbs (73 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1999
  • Coach: Boris Sobkin
33 Singles Ranking
Russian Federation

Russian Federation

As of 29.09.2014
S D
Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money
2014

Current

33
2 13-18 0 $525,562
Career

High

8

28.01.2008

451-331 10 $12,180,077

Singles & Doubles combined

2014

Current

88
1 8-12 0 $109,524
Career

High

38

11.04.2011

149-172 9 $12,180,077

Singles & Doubles combined

Began playing tennis at age six..Father, Mikhail, passed away; mother, Lubov, is an economist...Has one older brother, Andrei, who has played mostly pro Futures events in his career from 1998-2000...Compiled outstanding junior results, reaching final of Australian Open juniors in 1999 (l. to Pless)...Childhood hero was Stefan Edberg and “liked his mentality”...At age 13, ballboyed for Russia-U.S. Davis Cup final in Moscow in 1995 and posed for photos with U.S. members Courier, Sampras and Todd Martin...Gives military style salute to fans after big wins with racket above his head with left hand and salute with right...Graduated with Philosophy Doctor’s Degree from the University of Moscow on Nov. 15, 2011...Wife, Yulia (married Nov. 22, 2008 in Moscow); sons, Maxim (born on Dec. 4, 2009) and Igor (born on July 4, 2012)...Fitness trainer is Oleg Mosiakov and coached by Boris Sobkin (since age 10).

Youzhny DEUCE Feature (Nov. 2010)

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