Juan Martín del Potro

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Juan Martín del Potro
Juan Martin Del Potro - Queen's Club 2011.jpg
Kintra Banner o Argentinae Argentinae
Residence Tandil, Argentinae
Born 23 September 1988 (1988-09-23) (age 25)
Tandil, Argentinae
Hicht 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Turned pro 2005
Plays Richt-handed (two-haundit
backhaund)
Prize money $12,692,792
Singles
Career record 270–111 (70.87%)
Career titles 14
Heichest rankin No. 4 (Januar 11, 2010)
Current rankin No. 6 (19 August 2013)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open QF (2009, 2012)
French Open SF (2009)
Wimbledon SF (2013)
US Open W (2009)
Ither toornaments
Tour Finals F (2009)
Olympic Games Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal (2012)
Doubles
Career record 29–25
Career titles 1
Heichest rankin No. 105 (Mey 25, 2009)
Current rankin No. 248 (15 October 2012)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open 1R (2006, 2007)
Wimbledon 1R (2007, 2008)
Last updatit on: 15 October 2012.
Olympic medal record
Competitor for Banner o Argentinae Argentinae
Men's Tennis
Bronze 2012 Lunnon Singles

Juan Martín del Potro (Spainyie pronunciation: [ˈxwan maɾˈtin del ˈpotɾo]) (born 23 September 1988), eften nicknamed Delpo, is an Argentine professional tennis player who is the current heichest-ranked Argentine an the sevent-ranked player in the warld.[2] Del Potro achieved a tap-10 rankin bi the Association o Tennis Professionals for the first time on October 6, 2008. In Januar 2010, he reached a career-heich rankin o warld no. 4. Soon efter attainin this rankin, del Potro haed tae widraw frae maist o the tournaments in 2010 due tae a wrist injury.[3]

Havin stairtit playin tennis at the age o seven,[4] del Potro wan his first senior match in 2004 at the age o 15. In 2008, he acame the first player in ATP history tae win his first fower career titles in as mony tournaments.[5] He an aa completit the seicont-langest winnin streak in 2008, an the seicont langest bi a teenager in the Open Era, behind Rafael Nadal—wi his winnin sequence spannin 23 matches ower five tournaments.[5] Del Potro captured his first Grand Slam title at the 2009 US Open, defeatin Nadal in the semifinal an Roger Federer in the final—the first man tae defeat them baith in the same Grand Slam tournament. Del Potro is the only player ither than Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, an Andy Murray tae hae wan a men's grand slam singles title syne 2005. He acame the seicont Argentine an the fift-youngest man tae win the US Open title in the Open Era.[6] Del Potro an aa wan the bronze medal in men's singles at the Lunnon Olympics in 2012.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Gustavo Goitia (2009-09-15). "Delpo's ad: Landing a blow for Argentina". ESPN. Retrieved 2009-09-28. 
  2. "ATP World Tour Rankings". ATP World Tour. Retrieved 2013-04-10. 
  3. http://espndeportes.espn.go.com/news/story?id=1013782&s=ten&type=story
  4. Greg Bishop (2009-09-07). "Town of Red Meat and Tennis Raises Another Star". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-09-14. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Del Potro Captures Fourth Straight ATP Title". 2008-08-17. Retrieved 2008-08-28. 
  6. ATP Staff (2009-09-14). "Del Potro stuns Federer to win title". ATP World Tour. Retrieved 2009-10-04. 

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