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18 September 2011

Youzhny wins epic five set thriller

Audio interview


  • Dmitry Osipov

KAZAN, RUSSIA: Mikhail Youzhny outlasted Thomaz Bellucci in an epic five-set encounter that ended after five hours 14-12 in the final set. Youzhny thanks the crowd and the team bench for the unbelievable support that helped him through the match. The win kept the tie kept Russia in the tie and forced a deciding fifth rubber.

Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) - 18/09/2011

Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) - 18/09/2011

Dmitry Tursunov (RUS) - 18/09/11

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    Dmitry Osipov

    For the last five years, Dmitry has worked as a broadcast journalist and reporter for Russia Today Sports. Prior to that he worked as press secretary for Spartak Moscow Region, the professional women's basketball club.



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