Young only looking ahead

After past stumbles, young American ready to reach his potential

Updated: May 29, 2014, 2:03 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

PARIS -- Nine years ago, Donald Young finished as the world's No. 1-ranked junior player and promptly turned professional. The dazzling shot-maker was five months past his 16th birthday and the youngest ever to achieve that feat.

In 2007, Young won the boys' singles title at Wimbledon. Then the tennis world waited for the native Chicagoan to assert himself in the professional game. And waited. In a decade, Young has finished inside the ATP World Tour's top 100 exactly once.

He has ...

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