Donald Young

Tennis Player
Born Jul 23, 1989

Donald Oliver Young Jr. in Chicago, Illinois, is an American professional tennis player. While acting as a ball boy at the age of 10, Young had the opportunity to play with tennis legend John McEnroe. McEnroe later said that Young "has hands like another lefty I know very well. " Young has also paired up in a mixed doubles match with Melanie Oudin. Young has a career-high ATP ranking of World No.… Read More

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1989 Birth Born on July 23, 1989.


2001 - 2003 2 More Events
2004 14 Years Old 1 More Event
He turned professional in 2004; he played ATP Tour, Futures and Challenger events. … Read More
Young was, in 2005, ranked the No. 1 junior player in the world.
2006 16 Years Old As No. 1, Young won the Kalamazoo U.S. Junior Championships in 2006, after Jesse Levine forfeited in the finals due to food poisoning.
In January 2007, he reached the finals of a Futures tournament on the ITF Men's Circuit, as well as winning a Futures title in April.
2008 18 Years Old Young won the Sacramento Challenger tournament on October 13, 2008.
2009 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Young lost to Alejandro Falla in qualifying for Wimbledon. Young received a wildcard into 2009 Legg Mason Tennis Classic in Washington, D.C. He played against Lleyton Hewitt who won the match.


2010 20 Years Old 1 More Event
Young defeated Christophe Rochus in the first round of the 2010 Australian Open and was defeated in the second by Lleyton Hewitt. … Read More
Young lost to Marin Čilić in the first round of the 2011 Australian Open.
2012 - 2014 3 More Events
…  Young also reached the fourth round of the 2015 US Open.
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