Young on course for another surprising U.S. Open run

The Grandstand

The U.S. Open has not always been kind to Donald Young, but he has already delivered a few memorable moments at what almost any American considers his or her most important tournament.

In 2007, Young picked up his first-ever Grand Slam match win by beating Chris Guccione in Flushing Meadows. The Atlanta native then got a walkover from Richard Gasquet before succumbing to Feliciano Lopez in four tight sets.

Young went won step further in 2011, and this time it was without the benefit of any free pass from an opponent. Among Young’s victories en route to the last 16 was a five-set upset of Stan Wawrinka on Court 17.

“That was great,” he said of his run four summers ago. “That was my first five-set win, against Stan. It was awesome–doing it here on Court 17, coming back from two sets to one. It was great.”
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