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Donald Young Captures First ATP Victory

August 22, 2007 10:51 AM

Donald Young, an 18 year-old Atlanta native, celebrated another milestone in his career with his first victory on the ATP tour. Back in 2005, Young won the Australian Open junior title and just last month he won the Wimbledon juniors title.

Now competing in his first ever ATP event, the Pilot Pen tournament in New Haven, CT, where in the first round he matched up against Amer Delic. Young fell behind in the first set, but he was able to rally back and pull off a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory.

Young will have a tough match ahead of him as he is set to face top seed, Nikolay Davydenko in the second round of the Pilot Pen.

Young has also received a wild card to play in next week’s U.S. Open tournament in Flushing Meadows, New York.

Along with Young, Robby Ginepri, John Isner, and Ashley Harkleroad have all advanced to the second round of the Pilot Pen tournament. Ginepri defeated Nicolas Massus in straight sets, 7-6 (1), 6-4 and will now face Agustin Calleri. Isner, in just his second ATP tournament, advanced by beating Becker Benjamin 6-3, 6-4 and will now face David Ferrer. Harkleroad cruised by Tatiana Poutchekin with a 6-1, 6-0 win and will now face sixth seed, Elena Dementieva.

 

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