"I'm probably expecting a lot out of myself at these sort of tournaments," he said. "But I need to understand I'm still young. It's going to take a long time. It's a long journey."
Youzhny, a two-time U.S. Open semifinalist, said he didn't pay much attention to how close he came to a default victory.
"You try to play your game — some presents from him are good," he said. "But it didn't help me with the result."