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Mikhail Youzhny Makes a Comeback to Defeat Lleyton Hewitt

Mikhail Youzhny and Lleyton Hewitt played the match of their lives. The entire match lasted about 4 hoird and no one wanted to go home, especially Youzhny. He was down in both the fourth and fifth set and still managed to take the entire match from Hewitt.

This was an electrifying fourth round of tennis. Each player fought for every point and was not yet ready to go home. However Youzhny prevailed 6-3, 3-6, 6-7 (3), 6-4, 7-5 to advance to the quarter final. Hewitt played the match of his life but couldn’t put Youzhny away. In the fourth set Hewitt was up 4-1 and then lost 5 games. He was also up in the fifth 5-2 and lost four straight giving Youznhy this major victory.

Mikhail Youzhny took that epic match in the adidas Barricade 8. The Barricade 8 is for those players looking for continued foot support, which is stable with plenty of ventilation for those long and epic matches. The shoe features an adiWear 6 outsole provides plenty of traction that will help you play in top form -no matter the surface. Try out the adidas Barricade 8 today for $135.

Mikhail Youzhny will have a quarterfinal date with the winner of No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic and Marcel Granollers. Will Youzhny’s resiliency take him to the top? Keep it locked at sneaker report as we bring you more from the US Open.

[ESPN]

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