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Juan Martin del Potro Biography & Latest News

Juan Martin del Potro Biography

Juan Martín del Potro, nicknamed 'Delpo', is an Argentine professional tennis player who is currently the highest-ranked Argentine and the eighth-ranked player in the world. In 2008, he became the first player in ATP history to win his first four career titles in as many tournaments. Del Potro captured his first Grand Slam title at the 2009 US Open, defeating Nadal in the semifinal and Roger Federer in the final, becoming the first man to defeat them both in the same Grand Slam tournament. Del Potro is the only player outside of the "Big Four" - Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, and Andy Murray - to have won a men's Grand Slam singles title since 2005. He is also a bronze medalist in men's singles at the London Olympics in 2012. As a junior in 2002, del Potro won the Orange Bowl 14s title beating Pavel Tchekov in the final. At 16, he won consecutive titles at two Future ITF Circuit events in Santiago, Chile, including the 26th International Junior tournament. He won his third title in his home country at the ITF Circuit event in Buenos Aires. In 2008, del Potro won his first career ATP tour title at the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart and his second one a week later at the Austrian Open in Kitzbühel. In August, del Potro won his third consecutive title at the Countrywide Classic in Los Angeles. He was the top seed for the Heineken Open in Auckland, New Zealand, where he defeated American Sam Querrey to take home the title. Del Potro collected his 13th ATP World Tour Title at the 2012 Swiss Indoors in Basel.

Juan Martin del Potro Latest News & Articles

Juan Martin del Potro helps crying ball girl, steers Argentina to debut Davis Cup win

The former US Open champion won the match with a broken thumb.
Argentina's Davis Cup victory due to unity of team: Coach
Argentina's captain confirms team for Davis Cup final

Juan Martin del Potro’s heartfelt message to fans will warm your hearts

Del Potro has wrapped up his season on the ATP Tour.

5 times Andy Murray impressed in 2016

Andy Murray looks well set on his way to becoming World No. 1

Juan Martin del Potro reigns supreme in Stockholm, wins first title after comeback

This ends a 33-month title drought for the former US Open champion.

Shanghai Masters 2016: Alexander Zverev upsets Marin Cilic, Juan Martin del Potro ousted

A number of young players beat their senior rivals on court in Shanghai yesterday.

Ranking the best shots from modern tennis which, if combined, would create the Perfect Player

Federer's forehand or Nadal's? Djokovic's backhand or Wawrinka's? A look at which players from the current generation have the best shots.

5 players who have made brilliant comebacks this year

These players pulled off fantastic comebacks this year.

Davis Cup 2016: Juan Martin del Potro edges Andy Murray in an epic match

Del Potro avenged his Rio Olympic final defeat in just over a month.

A month after Rio, tennis world blessed with another Andy Murray vs Juan Martin del Potro clash

The Davis Cup World Group semi-finals get off to a blockbuster start.

5 things that we learned from the 2016 US Open

There were lots of surprises and shocks in store for the tennis fans during the 2016 US Open.
Wawrinka, Djokovic to meet in US Open final

US Open diary: Murray brings everyone's spirits down, but then Del Potro lifts them right up

Both Andy Murray and Juan Martin del Potro lost in the US Open quarters, but the manner of their exits couldn't have been more contrasting.

US Open 2016: Juan Martin del Potro in tears after great gesture by Argentine fans

Juan Martin del Potro won the US Open in 2009.
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