Juan Martin Del Potro
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- Age: 25 (23.09.1988)
- Birthplace: Tandil, Argentina
- Residence: Tandil, Argentina
- Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
- Weight: 214 lbs (97 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2005
- Coach: Franco Davin
As of 03.03.2014
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*Singles & Doubles combined
*Singles & Doubles combined
2013 -- The top Argentine finished No. 5 for 1st time since ‘09 and in Top 10 for 4th time in 6 years, winning 4 titles at 500 level – Rotterdam, Washington, Tokyo and Basel…Won 50-more matches for 3rd time in his career and finished season strong with 16-4 record since 2R at US Open (l. to Hewitt)…Reached his 3rd career ATP Masters 1000 final at Shanghai and also runner-up at Indian Wells in March…
In Grand Slam play went 9-2. He beat No. 4 Ferrer in Wimbledon QF before losing to Djokovic in 5 sets in longest Wimbledon SF in tournament history (4h43m). Lost in 3R at Aus. Open (l. to Chardy) and 2R at US Open (l. to Hewitt). Withdrew from Roland Garros with respiratory virus…Qualified for Barclays ATP World Finals and went 1-2 in RR play…Compiled records 42-12 on hard, 7-2 on grass and 2-2 on clay…
2012 -- The top Argentine had 1st Top 10 finish since ’09 and won career-high 65 matches, most for an Argentine since Coria won 60 in ‘03...Won 4 titles in 5 finals, in Marseille (d. Llodra), repeated in Estoril (d. Gasquet) and back-to-back in Vienna (d. Zemlja) and Basel (d. Federer in 3rd set TB)...Finalist in Rotterdam (l. to Federer). Reached 10 SF, including at Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London, and 5 QF...At London Olympics, lost record 4h26m SF, 19-17 in 3rd set to Federer but came back to beat No. 2 Djokovic and win bronze...Made QF at Aus. Open (l. to Federer), Roland Garros (l. to Federer in 5 sets) and US Open (d. Roddick in 4R in American’s final match, l. to Djokovic) to finish 15-4 in Grand Slams...No. 7 in service games won (87%), break pts. saved (69%); No. 10 in aces (594)...Compiled records of 40-12 on hard courts (20-4 indoor, most wins), 17-3 on clay and 8-2 on grass. Had 8-14 record vs Top 10 with 6 losses coming to Federer (2-6). Had 28-17 TB record (most TBs won in Top 10)...
2011 -- The Tandil native returned from a right wrist injury to earn ATP Comeback Player of Year as he captured 2 titles, reached another final and 4 SF en route to jump of 246 spots, biggest in Top 20...Led his country to Davis Cup final with 2 wins in SF tie in Serbia, defeating Tipsarevic and No. 1 Djokovic, who retired with a back injury…In final vs. Spain, lost in 5 sets to Ferrer and 4 sets to Nadal...Won titles in Delray Beach (d. Tipsarevic) and Estoril (d. Verdasco)…Reached final in Vienna (l. to Tsonga)...Went 3-10 vs. Top 10 opponents and compiled marks of 33-13 on hard, 10-3 on clay and 5-2 on grass...
2010 -- The Tandil native only played three tournaments due to right wrist injury…Reached 4th RD at Australian Open (d. Russell, Blake 10-8 in five sets, F. Mayer, l. to Cilic in five sets)…Underwent surgery on May 4 in Rochester, Minnesota… Returned after eight month absence and lost in 1st RD in Bangkok (l. to O. Rochus) and Tokyo (l. to Lopez)…Has protected ranking of No. 5 for up to nine tournaments that will expire June 20, ‘11.
2009 -- The Argentine was youngest player in year-end Top 10, finishing a personal-best No. 5…The top South American on ATP World Tour captured three titles, including his first Grand Slam crown, and reached his first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 final…Closed season by reaching final at Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London (l. to Davydenko)…In January he captured his fifth career ATP World Tour title in Auckland (d. Querrey) and followed with his second straight Grand Slam QF at Australian Open (l. to Federer)….Advanced to back-to-back QF in San Jose and Memphis…In March, reached QF at Indian Wells*, falling to No. 1 and eventual champion Nadal…He then advanced to SF in Miami* where he posted three-set win over No. 1 Nadal in QF…Trailed 0-3 (two breaks) in third set before winning in a tie-break for his first win in five meetings… Afterwards, moved from No. 7 to a career-high No. 5 on Apr. 6…
On clay, turned in QF effort in Rome* (l. to Djokovic) and followed with SF in Madrid* where he beat No. 3-ranked Murray in QF before losing to eventual champ Federer…He then reached his first Grand Slam SF at Roland Garros where he beat No. 9 Tsonga in 4th RD before losing to eventual champion Federer in five sets…The Argentine suffered a second-round loss to Hewitt at Wimbledon but bounced back by winning both his singles rubbers in Argentina’s Davis Cup QF loss…In August he defended his title in Washington, D.C (d. Roddick)…The following week in Montreal* he defeated World No. 2 Nadal and No. 5 Roddick to reach his first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 final, losing in three sets to No. 3 Murray…
At US Open he captured title with back-to-back wins over No. 3 Nadal in SF and No. 1 Federer in final in five sets (rallying from 1-2 set deficit)…Became first player to beat Nadal and Federer in a Grand Slam tournament and first Argentine to capture US Open since Vilas in 1977…In November, reached QF in Paris*, saving seven match points in 3rd RD win over F. Gonzalez…Closed campaign by reaching final at Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London by posting round-robin wins over Verdasco and Federer, Soderling in SF before falling to Davydenko in final…Was second on ATP World Tour with 14 match wins after losing first set during season (behind Stepanek’s 15)...Compiled marks of 41-11 on hard, 12-4 on clay and 1-1 on grass…Went 11-9 vs. Top 10 opponents and earned a career-high $4,753,087.
2008 -- The youngest player in the year-end Top 10 won four titles in five finals...Finished as top Argentine and South American for first time and also helped his country to Davis Cup final (l. to Spain 3-1)...Fell to Lopez in four sets, injuring his right thigh in the match, which kept him out of reverse singles...In first half of season, went 9-8 with his best results a SF in 's-Hertogenbosch (l. to Ferrer) and QF in Munich (l. to El Aynaoui)...Struggled with back problems, retiring twice...After 2nd RD exit at Wimbledon, won 37 of 45 matches, including a 23-match winning streak...
Won first ATP title in Stuttgart (d. Gasquet) and following week won in Kitzbnhel (d. Melzer), both on clay...Moved to hard courts and won back-to-back titles in Los Angeles (d. Roddick) and Washington (d. Troicki) before streak ended with QF loss at US Open (l. to Murray)...Climbed from No. 65 on July 7 to No. 13 on Sept. 8...Helped his country to its third Davis Cup final (1981, 2006) by defeating Russia's No. 5 Davydenko and then Andreev in decisive fifth rubber...Reached Tokyo final (l. to Berdych) to break into Top 10 on Oct. 6...Reached QF at AMS Madrid and SF in Basel...In debut at Tennis Masters Cup went 1-2 in round robin play...Was 27-11 on hard, 15-3 on clay and 4-2 on grass...Played fewest tie-breaks (10-8) in Top 10...Went 5-9 against Top 10 foes.
2007 -- Finished as youngest player in Top 50 at 19 years, 2 months...Won 28 matches and opened season with his first ATP SF in Adelaide (l. to Guccione)...In March, advanced to 4th RD at AMS Miami, posting wins over Bjorkman, No. 18 Baghdatis and No. 17 Youzhny (l. to Nadal)...On grass, reached 2nd RD at Queen's (l. to Nadal), QF at Nottingham (l. to Karlovic) and 2nd RD at Wimbledon (l. to Federer)...
During summer hard court circuit, advanced to 3rd RD at AMS Cincinnati (d. Canas, l. to Moya) and at US Open (l. to Djokovic)...In October at AMS Madrid, defeated No. 9 Robredo for first Top 10 win en route to 3rd RD (l. to eventual champ Nalbandian)...Went 1-9 vs. Top 10 opponents and compiled marks of 21-19 on hard, 4-3 on grass and 1-2 on clay.
2006 -- Youngest player to finish in Top 100 during year at 18 years, 2 months...Made his debut on ATP circuit and posted two ATP QF...Also won a pair of Challenger titles at Aguascalientes (d. Roitman)and Segovia (d. Verdasco in QF, Becker in F) to compile a 17-10 Challenger mark... Qualified five times into main draw of ATP level tournaments...
Made ATP debut in Vina del Mar and reached 2nd RD with win over Portas (l. to Gonzalez)...Qualified in his Grand Slam debut at Roland Garros, falling in 1st RD to former champion Ferrero in four sets...In July, reached 3rd RD in Stuttgart as a qualifier (l. to Mayer) and reached first ATP QF in Umag (l. to Wawrinka)...In Mumbai, defeated Moya but retired in next match against Delgado with illness...Finished year with 3rd RD at Tokyo (l. to Henman) and QF in Basel (l. to Gonzalez)...In doubles, won title at Aquascalientes Challenger and reached final at Biella (both w/Vassallo Arguello)...
2005 -- Finished as youngest player in year-end Top 200...Raised his ranking by over 900 positions...Won three Futures titles and posted a 23-10 record at the Challenger level...Reached first career final at Mexican Futures in Merimbau Naucalpan (l. to Madjaovski)...In April, won back-to-back clay court Futures titles in Santiago with wins over Aguilar and Alves...
Later that month, won Buenos Aires Futures (d. Patriarca)...In July, stepped up to Challengers, and promptly reached SF on clay at Reggio Emilia (l. to Vassalo)...In third career Challenger, reached final at Campos do Jordao (d. Capdeville, Daniel, l. to Sa)...Followed with SF at Belo Horizonte (l. to Pless)...Late in year, won his first career Challenger title in Montevideo (d. Pashanski)...Won doubles title at Guayquil (w/Marin)... Finalist at Belo Horizonte (w/Gonzalez)...
2004 -- Posted a 7-8 Futures record, with the best result being a QF at Campinas, Brazil...
The Argentine opened his season by capturing his 18th tour-level title at Sydney (d. Tomic)…It was his fifth tournament title in a row as the top seed, following victories at Basel (2013), Tokyo (2013), Washington (2013) and Vienna (2012)…He was the first Argentine to win the Sydney title since Nalbandian in 2009…As fifth seed, lost to Bautista Agut 75 in fifth set in Australian Open 2R…
On 27 January, flew to Rochester, Minnesota, to consult Dr. Richard Berger at the Mayo Clinic, due to recurring pain in left wrist...Returned in Rotterdam...On 25 February, retired due to left wrist injury at 67(3) versus Devvarman in Dubai 1R; subsequently withdrew from doubles QFs (w/Stepanek)…
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