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By Donald Lambro
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Topic - Fame Tennis Championships
Michael Russell beat fellow American and seventh-seeded Donald Young 1-6, 6-1, 6-4 Monday in the opening round at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships.
Denis Kudla's birth certificate is from the Ukraine, but the 18-year-old tennis player is a Washingtonian at heart. His parents moved to Fairfax when he was 1, and he has called Arlington home for the past five years.
Top-seeded John Isner and Nicolas Mahut are forever linked with the longest match in tennis history.