Donald Young - Chicago, IL, USA
47 Singles Ranking
United States United States
  Age:27 (23.07.1989)
Birthplace:Chicago, IL, USA
Residence:Atlanta, GA, USA
Height:6' (183 cm)
Weight:175 lbs (79 kg)
Turned Pro:2004
Coach:Donald Young Sr. and Illona Young
Singles Statistics as of 26.06.2017
  Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money*
2016 Current 47   8 15-11 0 $595,133
Career High 38 27.02.2012 112-164 0 $3,885,329 *Singles & Doubles combined
Doubles Statistics as of 26.06.2017
  Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money*
2016 Current 51   1 8-6 0 $595,133
Career High 51 26.06.2017 38-58 0 $3,885,329 *Singles & Doubles combined
FedEx ATP Head 2 Head

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Player Stats as of: 26.06.2017

Service Record Year-to-Date
Aces 89
Double Faults 99
1st Serve 61%
1st Serve Points Won 68%
2nd Serve Points Won 51%
Break Points Faced 193
Break Points Saved 64%
Service Games Played 310
Service Games Won 77%
Service Points Won 61%
Return Record Year-to-Date
1st Serve Return Points Won 26%
2nd Serve Return Points Won 44%
Break Points Opportunities 125
Break Points Converted 40%
Return Games Played 307
Return Games Won 16%
Return Points Won 33%
Total Points Won 48%
Year In Review


Reached his fourth ATP World Tour SF at Memphis (l. to Anderson); had been trying to reach his second final (2011 Bangkok)…On 15 February, partnered Sitak in Memphis final (l. to Fyrstenberg-Gonzalez 10-8 in Match TB)…It was his first ATP World Tour doubles final…

On 22 February, contested his second ATP World Tour final at Delray Beach (l. to Karlovic), it was his first title match since 2011 Bangkok (l to Murray)…

On 24 February, retired due to left elbow injured at 24 in third set versus Harrison in Acapulco 1R...

On 5 May, retired due to lower back pain at 46 03 versus Dimitrov in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Madrid 1R...


Began playing tennis at age three with mother, Illona, and father, Donald, Sr. who are both tennis teaching professionals...Parents run the South Fulton Tennis Center in College Park, Georgia, outside of Atlanta after Donald Sr. took over operations in fall of 2003...Writes right-handed...Trains on occasion at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. with Nick Bollettieri...Favorite athletes are Michael Jordan, Pete Sampras and Tiger Woods ...Enjoys playing table tennis and board games like Monopoly....Only sports figure in Newsweek Magazine's "Who's Next?" feature on Dec. 27, 2004...In 2005, became youngest year-end World No. 1 in junior rankings at 16 years, 5 months (one month younger than Richard Gasquet in '02)...Won Australian Open junior title at age 15 to become youngest-ever and first African-American boy to be ranked No. 1 in the world...Also first American to win Australian junior title and finish No. 1 since Andy Roddick in 2000...Advanced to SF at Wimbledon and QF at US Open in '05...In doubles, won US Open title (w/Clayton) and reached final at Australian Open (w/De Bakker)....In 2007, captured Wimbledon junior title, first American to win since Scott Humphries in 1994...In 2004, reached Orange Bowl 18-under final (l. to Neilly) and in 2003 won Orange Bowl 16-under title (d. Thron), becoming first American to win that age division title since Jim Courier in 1986...Won Easter Bowl 14s and 18s titles in 2003-04...Named as Davis Cup practice partner for QF tie vs. Spain in 2007...Coached by parents...Official Instagram

Young DEUCE Feature (Jan. 2008)
Young Tecnifibre Feature (Feb. 2015)

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