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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.

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Juan Martin Del Potro: The People's Champion
Juan Martin Del Potro: The People's Champion
A fan's ode and insight to the popularity of Gentle Giant Del Potro
Wimbledon 2017: Light workout for Djokovic, Federer in Round 1; Del Potro, Kerber win
Wimbledon 2017: Light workout for Djokovic, Federer in Round 1; Del Potro, Kerber win
All the big results from Day 2 of Wimbledon
Roland Garros 2017 diary: Juan Martin del Potro and the art of non-choking
Roland Garros 2017 diary: Juan Martin del Potro and the art of non-choking
Juan Martin del Potro lost his 3rd round match against Andy Murray, but he was the biggest star of the show.
Del Potro returns with a win after five years away from Roland Garros
Del Potro returns with a win after five years away from Roland Garros
A quarter-finalist at the French Open in 2012, Juan Martin del Potro enjoyed a successful return to Roland Garros on Tuesday.
French Open 2017: 5 matchups we would love to watch
French Open 2017: 5 matchups we would love to watch
Here are five matchups we would love to see at the French Open.
Rome Masters: Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas upset seventh seeds to enter quarter-finals
Rome Masters: Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas upset seventh seeds to enter quarter-finals
In singles, Nadal and Djokovic progress while Wawrinka is shown the door.
Top 5 battles between Roger Federer and Juan Martin Del Potro
Top 5 battles between Roger Federer and Juan Martin Del Potro
With only hours to go before Federer and Del Potro face off at Miami, here are five of the most closely contested battles between the two.
Miami Open 2017 Preview: Roger Federer sets up Del Potro contest
Miami Open 2017 Preview: Roger Federer sets up Del Potro contest
An analysis of the Round 3 match at the Miami Masters.
2017 Miami Masters: 5 matchups we would love to watch
2017 Miami Masters: 5 matchups we would love to watch
With the Miami Masters commencing soon, here are five matchups we would love to watch.
Davis Cup: No longer the World Cup of tennis
Davis Cup: No longer the World Cup of tennis
As the top players remain absent, it is questionable whether the Davis Cup can still claim to be tennis' premier event.
Indian Wells: Novak Djokovic fights off Del Potro for a fourth round berth
Indian Wells: Novak Djokovic fights off Del Potro for a fourth round berth
Djokovic will play Nick Kyrgios next.
2017 Indian Wells Masters: 5 matches to look out for in the third round
2017 Indian Wells Masters: 5 matches to look out for in the third round
With the third round of the men's tournament at the Indian Wells Masters only a few hours away, here are five matchups to look forward to.
VIDEO Indian Wells 2017: Juan Martin del Potro lands ridiculous 'tweener' lob to beat Federico Delbonis
VIDEO Indian Wells 2017: Juan Martin del Potro lands ridiculous 'tweener' lob to beat Federico Delbonis
What’s the Story? Former US Open winner Juan Martin del Potro, seeded No. 31 at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California, today w ...
Indian Wells 2017: 5 matches we'd love to see from the fourth quarter
Indian Wells 2017: 5 matches we'd love to see from the fourth quarter
The bottom quarter features Federer, Nadal and Djokovic among other top seeds.
5 dark horses who could win big at Indian Wells 2017
5 dark horses who could win big at Indian Wells 2017
Here are some unlikely but possible contenders for the big title at Indian Wells 2017!
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