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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
13 Singles Ranking
Argentina

Argentina

As of 25.08.2014
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Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money
2014

Current

13
- 7-3 1 $186,933
Career

High

4

11.01.2010

312-126 18 $15,345,947

Singles & Doubles combined

2014

Current

562
7 1-1 0 $11,625
Career

High

105

25.05.2009

32-28 1 $15,345,947

Singles & Doubles combined

Full name is Juan Martin del Potro…Nicknames are "Delpo", "la Torre de Tandil" or "the Tower"…Began playing at age seven with coach Marcelo Gomez…Comes from same hometown (Tandil) as ATP pros Mariano Zabaleta, Juan Monaco, Diego Junquiera and Maximo Gonzalez…Father, Daniel, played semi-pro rugby in Argentina, and works as a veterinarian, and mother, Patricia, is a teacher…Has one younger sister, Julieta…Childhood idol was Pete Sampras…Speaks Spanish, English and some Italian…Supporter of Boca Juniors football team in Argentina and Juventus in Italy…Favourite surface is hard courts…Says if he wasn’t a tennis player, would pursue a career in architecture…After winning his first title in Stuttgart in July 2008, gave his CLK Mercedes-Benz to his sister, Julieta…Named Comeback Player of the Year in 2011 after rising from a low of No. 485 to finish the season World No. 11...On 3 January 2013, was honoured with a special mural in his hometown of Tandil, Argentina, commemorating his bronze medal performance at the London 2012 Olympics…Fitness trainer is Martiniano Orazi.

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