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Juan Martin Del Potro

On the Culture Front: Tennis Without Humidity (and Other Wonders in Palm Springs)

Chris Kompanek | Posted 11.03.2014 | New York
Chris Kompanek

As the US Open rages on through insane humidity, I'm reminded of a weekend I spend last year at the BNP Paribas Open, in lovely (and dry) Palm Springs...

Second-Round Upset At Australian Open

AP | Posted 01.16.2014 | Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Fifth-seeded Juan Martin del Potro is out of the Australian Open, losing 4-6, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4, 7-5 to Spaniard Roberto Bau...

'01 Open Champ Delivers Upset

AP | Posted 10.30.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Displaying the shots and grit that earned him a U.S. Open trophy a dozen years ago, Lleyton Hewitt came back to surprise 2009 champio...

Del Potro Survives Long Thriller

AP | Posted 10.28.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Juan Martin del Potro overcame delays from the rain and his opponent to pull out a grueling four-set win in the first round of the U....

Del Potro Overcomes Injury To Reach Wimbledon Semis

AP | Posted 07.03.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- Juan Martin del Potro overcame an early injury and beat David Ferrer 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 (5) on Wednesday to reach the Wimbledon semifinals. Del ...

HIGHLIGHTS: Nadal, Sharapova Gain Momentum With Indian Wells Wins

Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

By Steve Tignor, INDIAN WELLS, CALIF.—Last spring, as they gained momentum through the clay season, I began to refer to Rafael Nadal a...

Djokovic Knocked Out At Indian Wells

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 05.17.2013 | Sports

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Rafael Nadal watched Juan Martin del Potro's last shot sail wide on his fourth match point and collapsed flat on his back...

LOOK: Maradona Is Now Also A Tennis Player!

Posted 02.27.2013 | Latino Voices

Now Maradona is also a tennis player! Far from using his feet to hit the ball, soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona has been spotted in Dubai p...

Federer Falls

AP | GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 12.28.2012 | Sports

BASEL, Switzerland — Juan Martin del Potro took Roger Federer's Swiss Indoors title on Sunday, beating the hometown favorite 6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (...

Djokovic Gets Job Done In Thriller

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 11.06.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Locked in a taut, thrill-a-minute second set, Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro headed to a tiebreaker and promptly produced a...

Farewell, Andy

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 11.05.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — More than an hour after hitting one last shot as a professional tennis player, then delivering one last, voice-wavering speech to an ...

It's Over: Roddick's Career Ends With U.S. Open Loss

AP | Posted 09.05.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Andy Roddick's career is over. The 2003 champion lost to Juan Martin del Potro on Wednesday in four sets in a fourth-round match in the U...

Federer Wins Marathon Match To Reach Olympic Final

AP | STEVEN WINE | Posted 10.03.2012 | Sports

WIMBLEDON, England — Roger Federer leaned on the net, exhausted but exhilarated after winning the final set 19-17 to earn his first Olympic sing...

Federer Tells French Open Crowd To 'Shut Up'

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.05.2012 | Sports

Don't make Roger Federer angry. You won't like Roger Federer when he's angry. Neither will the guy unlucky enough to be playing against him at the tim...

Federer Needs BIG Rally To Survive At French Open

AP | Posted 06.05.2012 | Sports

PARIS -- Roger Federer came back from a two-set deficit for the seventh time in his career and beat Juan Martin del Potro 3-6, 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-0, 6-3 ...

5 Major Champs Reach 2nd Round At French Open

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 05.27.2012 | Sports

PARIS -- Five major champions successfully made their way through the first round of the French Open on Sunday's opening day. One didn't. Sam Stosu...

Roger Federer Claims His First Title Of 2012

AP | Posted 04.20.2012 | Sports

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — Roger Federer defeated Juan Martin del Potro 6-1, 6-4 Sunday to win the ABN Amro World Tennis for his first title of th...

Federer Rolls To Aussie Semis In Milestone Match

AP | By DENNIS PASSA | Posted 03.25.2012 | Sports

By DENNIS PASSA, The ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia -- Roger Federer's 1,000th match was similar to most in his career - no-nonsense, domina...

Former Champ Wins In Straight Sets At U.S. Open

AP | Posted 11.02.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Former champion Juan Martin del Potro is through to the third round in his return to the U.S. Open. The 18th-seeded Argentine beat countr...

Roger Federer Wins Australian Open

Craig Hickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Craig Hickman

With the victory, Raja wins his fourth Australian Open crown and his 16th Slam title, moving his championship accomplishments into a higher stratosphere.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

I'm not convinced it's the end of the line for Federer, but just like boxing, tennis players can age in a hurry. There are always younger Turks like del Potro coming along to claim the throne.

Federer Falls To 20-Year-Old Argentine In U.S. Open Final (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | David Flumenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Roger Federer hadn't lost a match at Flushing Meadows in six years. Until Monday evening, when 20-year-old Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro defeated t...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

As I watched Derek Jeter set the Yankees all time hit record Friday night I thought about how remarkable it was how Jeter has lived for 14 years under the biggest media spotlight and has never ever had a blip.

Del Potro Beats Nadal In US Open Upset

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — And for his next act ... Roger Federer punctuated his latest U.S. Open victory Sunday with a shot he called, quite simply, the great...