Donald Young


WTT Season: 2nd

Age

30

height

6' 0"

turned pro

2004

residence

Atlanta, Ga.

birthplace

Chicago, Ill.

plays

Left-handed (two-handed backhand)

Jan 01 1970 VS

Player highlights

Played second season of WTT in 2017 for Philadelphia Freedoms as an exempt player.

In 2019, won 1st ATP Challenger Tour doubles title since 2010 at Noumea, CAL w/Brown (d. Goransson/Verbeek).

In 2017, reached first major final in doubles at the French Open (w/Gonzalez). In singles, advanced to the semifinals in Memphis and Delray Beach and fourth round at Indian Wells and Miami.
Career-high ATP rankings of No. 38 in singles (February 2012) and No. 43 in doubles (August 2018).

Two-time ATP singles finalist, most recently at Delray Beach in 2015. Also made one ATP doubles final.

Advanced to fourth round at US Open twice (2011, 2015) and third round at 2014 Australian Open and 2014 French Open.
Holds three Top 10 victories, including win over Andy Murray at Indian Wells in 2011.
As a junior, reached world No. 1 and won the Australian Open (2005) and Wimbledon (2007).
Played first Davis Cup tie in 2014 for the United States.

Began playing tennis at age 3 with mother, Illona, and father, Donald, Sr., who have coached him throughout his career.

Parents run the South Fulton Tennis Center in College Park, GA.

Writes right-handed.

Favorite surface is hard and shot is volley.

Favorite tournaments are Washington and US Open.

Favorite athletes are Michael Jordan, Pete Sampras and Tiger Woods. Also a fan of Atlanta Falcons (NFL).

Enjoys playing table tennis and board games like Monopoly.

@donaldyoungjr

Player Stats

  GP GW GL % Aces DF 1st % 2nd % Break Pt Ratio 3 All Pts Ratio
Overall 50 24 26 .480 7 8 .582 .758 5 of 21 4 of 12
Men's Singles 24 11 13 .458 4 2 .660 .882 2 of 10 1 of 4
Men's Doubles 26 13 13 .500 3 6 .448 .625 3 of 11 3 of 8
Women's Singles 0 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 .000 0 of 0 0 of 0
Women's Doubles 0 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 .000 0 of 0 0 of 0
Mixed Doubles 0 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 .000 0 of 0 0 of 0
Charity Doubles 0 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 .000 0 of 0 0 of 0
 
Men's Doubles Opponent GP GW GL % Aces DF 1st % 2nd % Break Pt Ratio 3 All Pts Ratio
7/16 Breakers 9 4 5 .444 0 0 .667 1.000 1 of 1 0 of 1
7/17 Rollers 7 5 2 .714 0 4 .571 .333 1 of 5 2 of 3
7/18 Storm 10 4 6 .400 3 2 .684 .667 1 of 5 1 of 4
 
Men's Singles Opponent GP GW GL % Aces DF 1st % 2nd % Break Pt Ratio 3 All Pts Ratio
7/16 Breakers 9 4 5 .444 2 1 .741 .857 1 of 5 1 of 2
7/17 Rollers 7 2 5 .286 0 0 .824 1.000 0 of 3 0 of 2
7/18 Storm 8 5 3 .625 2 1 .696 .857 1 of 2 0 of 0

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