Juan Martin del Potro - updates

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Del Potro heads for surgery, unsure if he will play again

Jun 22, 2019 - 6:40 PM

'I don't know what's going to happen next,' former US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro on fears that he may have just played his last tennis game

SIDELINED. Even if Juan Martin del Potro’s surgery turns out successful, he won’t recover in time for Wimbledon. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Injured world No.5 Del Potro to miss Australian Open

Jan 01, 2019 - 11:49 AM

Top Argentine tennis player Juan Martin del Potro says he has yet to recover from a fractured knee sustained last October

Djokovic, Del Potro march into US Open final

Sep 08, 2018 - 10:05 AM

Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro arrange a US Open final clash as world No. 1 Rafael Nadal quits

HE'S BACK. Two-time champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after disposing of Japan's Kei Nishikori in the 2018 US Open men's singles semifinal. Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images/AFP

Nadal eyes 11th French Open title as clock ticks

Jun 09, 2018 - 8:10 AM

The world number one battles Dominic Thiem for the crown after dispatching Juan Martin Del Potro in the semis

CLAY KING. Spain's Rafael Nadal remains heavily favored in the finals, but he faces Austria's Dominic Thiem, the only man to beat the him on clay in the last two years. Photo by Christophe Archambault/AFP

'I'm only human,' says Nadal ahead of 11th French Open semis

Jun 07, 2018 - 10:33 PM

The 10-time champion takes on the injury-plagued Juan Martin del Potro next

ALL EYES ON NADAL. World number one Rafael Nadal says pressure can be a positive thing. Photo by Christophe Simon/AFP

Federer downs del Potro for eighth Basel crown

Oct 30, 2017 - 2:16 AM

Federer beats del Petro for the first time in a Basel final after losing to him in 2012 and 2013

SECOND PLACE. Roger Federer fought back from a set down to win the 95th ATP title of his career, taking him clear above Ivan Lendl into second on the all-time list behind Jimmy Connors' mark of 109. Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Nadal and Federer on collision course in Shanghai

Oct 13, 2017 - 3:28 AM

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal look destined to clash once again at the Shanghai Masters

COLLISION COURSE. Rafael Nadal will meet Grigor Dimitrov, while Roger Federer plays Richard Gasquet in the last 8. The two could meet in Sunday's final if they continue their winning ways in China. Photo by Michal Cizek/AFP

Nadal downs Del Potro, will face Anderson for US Open title

Sep 09, 2017 - 1:23 PM

Rafael Nadal moves one win away from a third US Open title

ON TO THE FINAL. Nadal, the 2010 and 2013 champion in New York, will be playing in his 23rd Slam final and third this year, looking to add the US title to his record 10th French Open. Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images/AFP

Del Potro shatters Federer's dream of Nadal U.S. Open showdown

Sep 07, 2017 - 12:11 PM

UPDATED The 28 year old Argentine will once again face world number one Rafael Nadal in the semi finals

VICTORY. Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina celebrates after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in their Men's Singles Quarterfinal match on Day Ten of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 6, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Murray downs Del Potro, French women feud

Jun 04, 2017 - 11:14 AM

World number one Andy Murray achieves his 7th win in 10 meetings and will next face either John Isner or Karen Khachanov

No Federer, Serena, Sharapova? No problem for Roland Garros

May 24, 2017 - 12:00 PM

French tennis historian Jean Christophe Piffau says the absence of these 3 stars does not weaken the tournament because Roland Garros remains an institution and the Holy Grail for a player

A PERFECT 10. A 10th Monte Carlo Masters and a 10th title in Barcelona. Now Rafael Nadal targets what many in the sport thought was impossible: a 10th Roland Garros. Photo by Tiziana Fabi/AFP

Djokovic crushes Thiem to secure Zverev Rome final

May 21, 2017 - 11:15 AM

Everything that I intended to do I have done it and even more Novak Djokovic says of his match against Dominic Thiem

Brilliant Thiem ends Nadal winning streak in Rome

May 20, 2017 - 10:45 AM

Dominic Thiem will now meet the winner of the quarter final clash between Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro

WINNER. After defeating the 4th seeded Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem now has a 17-3 record on clay this year. Photo by Tiziana Fabi/AFP

Tennis: Argentina takes commanding lead following Pella's win

Sep 17, 2016 - 11:12 AM

Guido Pella defeats Kyle Edmund while Andy Murray drops to Juan Martin Del Potro

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Murray wins historic second Olympic gold in epic final

Aug 15, 2016 - 9:15 AM

The final will go down as one of the best in the Olympics lasting over 4 hours and ending with both men embracing at the net

Britain's Andy Murray returns the ball to Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro during their men's singles gold medal tennis match at the Olympic Tennis Centre of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 14, 2016. Martin Bernetti/AFP

Olympics: Gold #19 for Phelps as records tumble in Olympic pool

Aug 08, 2016 - 11:19 AM

UPDATED The spellbinding action in the pool brought the curtain down on another day of drama where 14 gold medals were shared out

GOLD NUMBER 19. USA's Michael Phelps prepares to compete in the Men's 4x100m Freestyle Relay Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016. Gabriel Bouys/AFP

Djokovic, Murray battle into Wimbledon final

Jul 06, 2013 - 11:48 AM

Djokovic and Murray survive grueling semifinal matches and will face each other in the Wimbledon Men s Championship

BUDDING RIVALRY. Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray will face each other in the Wimbledon final. Photos by Kerim Okten and Tom Hevezi/EPA

Djokovic not slowing down in run-up to Wimbledon finals

Jul 05, 2013 - 3:19 PM

World number one Novak Djokovic takes on Argentina s Juan Martin del Potro for a place in the Wimbledon final on Friday insisting he can get even better

TIME FOR VENGEANCE. Djokovic hopes to erase the bitter memories of his 2010 loss to Berdych. Photo by EPA/Kerim Okten.

Nadal cements return with Indian Wells trophy

Mar 18, 2013 - 12:20 PM

Rafael Nadal came back from one set down to beat Juan Martin del Potro for his third Indian Wells ATP Masters trophy in California

Djokovic streak ends as Del Potro reaches final

Mar 17, 2013 - 9:14 AM

Argentine Juan Martin del Potro ended Novak Djokovic s 22 match winning streak to reach the ATP Indian Wells Masters final

Djokovic makes his 6th US Open semis

Sep 07, 2012 - 3:31 PM

Defending champion Novak Djokovic stormed into a sixth successive US Open semi final with a breathtaking 6 2 7 6 7 3 6 4 demolition of 2009 winner Juan Martin Del Potro

Olympics Day 7: Image of the day

Aug 04, 2012 - 6:38 PM

Switzerland s Roger Federer and Argentina s Juan Martin del Potro walk off the court after the men s singles semifinal round match at the 2012 London Games

Tennis: Djokovic, Federer survive epic French Open battles

Jun 06, 2012 - 2:53 PM

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer survived five set struggles at the French Open