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Teen phenom loses in straight sets

Updated: February 8, 2005, 2:19 AM ET
Associated Press

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Donald Young's ATP Tour debut didn't last long.

Robby Ginepri defeated the teen sensation who's touted as the future of American tennis 6-2, 6-2 in 50 minutes in the first round of the SAP Open on Monday night.

Young, a 15-year-old American coming off the Australian Open junior singles title, had the most success on his service games, but struggled to return Ginepri's powerful serve.

"It was a lot of fun actually," Young said. "I was really excited. ...

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