Martin Del Potro

  • Del Potro delays comeback from wrist surgery September 11, 2014

    Melbourne: Former US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro has delayed his comeback from a long layoff following wrist surgery in March and will miss tournaments in China, Japan and Malaysia over the next two months. The 25-year-old Argentine started the year by winning his 18th ATP title at the Sydney...
  • Juan Martin del Potro pulls out of US Open August 16, 2014

    Past US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro pulled out of the year's last Grand Slam tournament on Friday because he's still recovering from wrist surgery. Del Potro, who beat Roger Federer in the 2009 final at Flushing Meadows, has not played a match on tour since February. His operation was...
  • Del Potro confirms surgery on injured wrist March 24, 2014

    Former US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro has confirmed he is to have an operation on his injured left wrist, which is likely to sideline him for most of the rest of the season. The Argentine world number eight, whose career was severely disrupted by surgery on his right wrist...
  • Del Potro to have wrist surgery, miss season: report March 23, 2014

    Buenos Aires: Former US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro will undergo a second wrist operation in four years on Monday and miss the rest of the season, Argentine media reported. Del Potro, who pulled out of the Miami tournament this week, will have surgery on his left wrist which he...
  • Del Potro withdraws from Miami with wrist injury March 20, 2014

    Miami: World number eight Juan Martin del Potro has withdrawn from the Sony Open due to a nagging wrist injury, the ATP Tour said on Wednesday. The injury also forced the 25-year-old Argentine to pull out of the BNP Paribas Open two weeks ago at Indian Wells. In six visits to the...
  • Injured Argentine del Potro out of Indian Wells March 10, 2014

    Argentine tennis player Juan Martin del Potro retired from the ATP Indian Wells Masters 1,000 tournament due to the pain in his left wrist. World No.7 del Potro will lose 600 ranking points since last year he had been the finalist where he was defeated by Spaniard Rafael Nadal, reports Xinhua. "I...
  • Novak Djokovic wins, Del Potro retires in Dubai February 26, 2014

    Dubai: Novak Djokovic opened the defense of his Dubai Championships title with a straight sets victory over Denis Istomin, while second-seeded Juan Martin del Potro had to retire from his first-round match on Tuesday. Top-seeded Djokovic, who is making only his second appearance this year after reaching the quarterfinals of the...
  • Dubai Open: Somdev Devvarman upsets Juan Martin del Potro to enter second round February 25, 2014

    Dubai: India number one Somdev Devvarman on Tuesday recorded the biggest win of his career by beating world number five Juan Martin Del Potro but the victory came when the Argentine retired mid-way into the first round match of the Dubai Duty Free Championships. Somdev, ranked 78, had won the first...
  • Unhappy Del Potro says won't play Davis Cup this year February 18, 2014

    BUENOS AIRES: Juan Martin del Potro said on Monday he will not play in Argentina's Davis Cup playoff tie in September due to his differences with the Argentine Tennis Association (AAT). Argentina, who have reached four finals - including three since 2006 - must play off against as yet unknown opponents...
  • Del Potro crashes out of ABN Amro tournament February 15, 2014

    Rotterdam: Ernests Gulbis of Latvia upset top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro 6-3, 6-4 on Friday to book a place in the semi-finals of the ABN Amro tournament. Del Potro, who is also the tournament's defending champion, saved four break points in the first set. The Argentine is recovering from a wrist...
  • Del Potro through to quarter-finals at ABN Amro February 13, 2014

    Rotterdam: Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro has beaten France's Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-2, 7-6 (2) to book his berth in the quarter-finals of the ABN Amro tournament in Rotterdam. The Argentine, who is recovering from a wrist injury, breezed through the first set before the pace slowed considerably in the second. Del...
  • Juan Martin del Potro, Andy Murray advance in Rotterdam February 13, 2014

    Rotterdam: Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina returned after a month out with injury to advance to the second round of the ABN Amro tournament on Wednesday. The defending champion beat Gael Monfils of France 7-6 (6), 6-3, while second-seeded Andy Murray of Britain dispatched Edouard Roger-Vasselin, also of France,...
  • Del Potro loses in second round at Australian Open January 16, 2014

    Melbourne: Fifth-seeded Juan Martin del Potro is out of the Australian Open, losing 4-6, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4, 7-5 to Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in a big second-round upset. It was Bautista Agut's first win in seven matches against a top 10 player, and del Potro's fourth second-round exit in eight years...
  • Del Potro wins in worst conditions at Melbourne Park January 14, 2014

    Melbourne: World number five Juan Martin del Potro advanced to the second round of the Australian Open with a 6-7 6-3 6-4 6-4 win over American qualifier Rhyne Williams in stifling heat on Tuesday. The towering Argentine, who won the 2009 U.S. Open, is a dark horse to win his second...
  • Del Potro beats Bernard Tomic to win Sydney International January 11, 2014

    Melbourne: Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro outclassed defending champion Bernard Tomic of Australia 6-3, 6-1 on Saturday in a 53-minute final of the Sydney International. Del Potro finished the match with his eighth ace and made only four unforced errors in securing his 18th career title and first in Sydney. He...
  • Del Potro advances to Sydney International final January 10, 2014

    Sydney: Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro advanced to the Sydney International final with a 6-4, 6-2 win on Friday over Dmitry Tursunov. The 2009 US Open champion will play either defending champion Bernard Tomic or Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine in the final. Fifth-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany was to play Tsvetana...
  • Del Potro, Dmitry Tursunov into Sydney semis January 9, 2014

    Sydney: Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro beat Czech veteran Radek Stepanek 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 on Thursday to set up a Sydney International semi-final against Russia's Dmitry Tursunov. Del Potro, the 2009 US Open champion who finished last season ranked No. 5, relied on his strong serve, with 14 aces to three,...
  • Stosur, del Potro warm up for Australian open with tough wins January 8, 2014

    Sydney: Former US Open champions Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina and Samantha Stosur of Australia rallied to win their second-round matches against tough French opponents Wednesday at Australian Open warm-up tournaments. Del Potro beat Nicolas Mahut 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 at the Sydney International, while Stosur saved two match points and...
  • Del Potro turns down Argentina over 'two-faced' approach November 16, 2013

    BUENOS AIRES: Juan Martin del Potro has declined to play in Argentina's Davis Cup tie against Italy next year and said efforts by the country's tennis association (AAT) to get him back on the team were "two-faced". The world number five said on Friday he was tired of receiving invitations by...
  • Federer beats Del Potro to reach semi-finals in London November 9, 2013

    London: Roger Federer set up a mouthwatering semi-final with Rafael Nadal at the ATP World Tour finals after battling past Juan Martin del Potro in their Group B shoot-out on Saturday. The Swiss seemed to spend most of the match fighting from behind but showed the grit of a true champion...
  • Novak Djokovic through to semi-finals after downing Del Potro November 8, 2013

    Novak Djokovic joined Rafa Nadal as a guaranteed semi-finalist at the ATP World Tour Finals with a 6-3 3-6 6-3 victory over Argentine Juan Martin del Potro on Thursday. The 26-year-old Serb absorbed some brutish attacks from Del Potro before stretching away in the deciding set to earn himself a second...
  • Wawrinka, Del Potro give taste of things to come November 5, 2013

    London: The parade of serial grand slam champions is reserved for Tuesday at the ATP World Tour Finals but the supporting cast provided compelling opening acts with Stanislas Wawrinka and Juan Martin del Potro in the spotlight. Swiss Wawrinka, the only debutant among the eight players contesting the season's year-ender at...
  • Del Potro beats Cilic at Paris Masters October 30, 2013

    Paris: Defending champion David Ferrer, Juan Martin del Potro and Stanislas Wawrinka moved into the third round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday. Ferrer overcame Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic 6-0, 2-6, 6-3, del Potro beat Marin Cilic of Croatia 6-4, 7-6 (3), and Wawrinka defeated Feliciano Lopez of Spain...
  • Del Potro beats Federer in Swiss Indoors final October 27, 2013

    Basel, Switzerland: Juan Martin del Potro denied Roger Federer his hometown Swiss Indoors title for the second straight year, winning the final 7-6 (3), 2-6, 6-4 on Sunday. The top-seeded Argentine clinched the title when Federer could not return a tough forehand. Federer looked to the home comforts and raucous support at...
  • Top-seeded del Potro reaches Swiss Indoors final October 26, 2013

    Basel: Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina set up a potential Swiss Indoors title rematch against Roger Federer by beating Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 in the semi-finals on Saturday. The top-seeded del Potro came back strongly after a shaky spell when he let the second set slip away, and brushed...
  • Del Potro beats Mathieu in Swiss Indoors semis October 26, 2013

    Basel: Top-seeded Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina used his dominating serve to beat Paul-Henri Mathieu of France 6-4, 6-4 in the Swiss Indoors quarter-finals on Friday. Del Potro had 11 aces and never faced a break point against the 101st-ranked Mathieu. In Saturday's semi-finals, del Potro will play doubles specialist Edouard...
  • Del Potro eases past Baghdatis in Swiss Indoors October 25, 2013

    Basel: Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina eased past Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus 6-1, 6-2 in the Swiss Indoors second round on Thursday. Del Potro forced two breaks of serve in each set and saved all five chances the 97th-ranked Baghdatis held in the first set. In Friday's quarter-finals, del Potro...
  • Djokovic beats del Potro to win Shanghai Masters October 13, 2013

    Shanghai: Novak Djokovic successfully defended his title at the Shanghai Masters on Sunday, holding off Juan Martin del Potro 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (3) in a 2½-hour final. The Serb was coming off a win in the China Open in Beijing last week over Rafael Nadal. He also won back-to-back titles in...
  • Nadal ousted by del Potro in Shanghai Masters October 12, 2013

    Shanghai: Top-ranked Rafael Nadal was eliminated in the semifinals of the Shanghai Masters on Saturday, losing 6-2, 6-4 to Juan Martin del Potro. The fifth-ranked Del Potro overpowered Nadal with his deep, punishing groundstrokes, breaking the Spaniard twice at the start of the match to race out to a 4-0 lead. The...
  • Del Potro, Tsonga reach semi-finals in Shanghai October 11, 2013

    Shanghai: Juan Martin del Potro and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga closed in on qualifying for the ATP Finals with quarter-final wins at the Shanghai Masters on Friday. Del Potro had 27 winners and only eight unforced errors in a 6-3, 6-3 win over Spain's Nicolas Almagro. Tsonga dispatched Germany's Florian Mayer 6-2, 6-3. Del...