Juan Martin Del Potro

Country  Argentina
Residence Tandil, Argentina
Date of birth 23 September 1988 (1988-09-23) (age 21)
Place of birth Tandil, Argentina
Height 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Turned pro 2005
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money US$ 6,761,933
Singles
Career record 141–70 (66.8%)
Career titles 7
Highest ranking No. 4 (January 11, 2010)
Current ranking No. 10 (August 23, 2010)
Grand Slam results
Australian Open QF (2009)
French Open SF (2009)
Wimbledon 2R (2007, 2008, 2009)
US Open W (2009)
Major tournaments
Tour Finals F (2009)
Doubles
Career record 20–18
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 4 (May 25, 2009)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open 1R (2006, 2007)
Wimbledon 1R (2007, 2008)

Juan Martín Del Potro is a famous tennis player from Tandil of Argentina.

Juan Martín Del Potro is the youngest player in the ATP amongst top 100 positions.

Apart from Tennis Juan Martín Del Potro also enjoys playing soccer and supports the Boca Juniors team in Argentina and Juventus in Italy.

Juan Martín Del Potro nicknames are Palito, Enano, and Delpo.

Juan Martín Del Potro hobbies include listening to music and surfing the internet.

Juan Martín Del Potro childhood idol was Pete Sampras and he admires Marat Safin.

since July 2006 Juan Martín Del Potro has been coached by Eduardo Infantino.

 

Major finals

[Grand Slam singles Finals

Wins (1)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 2009 US Open Hard Roger Federer 3–6, 7–6(5), 4–6, 7–6(4), 6–2

Year End Championship Finals

Runner-up (1)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2009 London Hard (i) Nikolay Davydenko 3–6, 4–6

(i) = Indoor

ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Finals

Runner-up (1)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2009 Montreal Hard Andy Murray 7–6(4), 6–7(3), 1–6

Career finals

Singles: 10 (7–3)

Winner – Legend (pre/post 2009) Titles by Surface
Grand Slam tournaments (1/0) Hard (5/3)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0/1)
Clay (2/0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0/1)
Grass (0/0)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (3/1)
Carpet (0/0)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (3/0)
 
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in Final Score
Winner 1. 13 July 2008 Stuttgart, Germany Clay Richard Gasquet 6–4, 7–5
Winner 2. 20 July 2008 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Jürgen Melzer 6–2, 6–1
Winner 3. 10 August 2008 L. A., United States Hard Andy Roddick 6–1, 7–6(2)
Winner 4. 17 August 2008 Washington, D.C., U. S. (1) Hard Viktor Troicki 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 5 October 2008 Tokyo, Japan Hard Tomáš Berdych 1–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 17 January 2009 Auckland, New Zealand Hard Sam Querrey 6–4, 6–4
Winner 6. 9 August 2009 Washington, D.C., U. S. (2) Hard Andy Roddick 3–6, 7–5, 7–6(6)
Runner-up 2. 16 August 2009 Montreal, Canada Hard Andy Murray 7–6(4), 6–7(3), 1–6
Winner 7. 14 September 2009 US Open, New York, United States Hard Roger Federer 3–6, 7–6(5), 4–6, 7–6(4), 6–2
Runner-up 3. 29 November 2009 Tour Finals, London, United Kingdom Hard (i) Nikolay Davydenko 3–6, 4–6

Doubles: 1 (1–0)

Legend (pre/post 2009) Titles by Surface
Grand Slam Tournaments (0/0) Hard (1/0)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0/0)
Clay (0/0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0/0)
Grass (0/0)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0/0)
Carpet (0/0)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (1/0)
 
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in Final Score
Winner 1. 30 July 2007 Indianapolis, United States Hard Travis Parrott Teimuraz Gabashvili
Ivo Karlović
3–6, 6–2, 10–6

Singles performance timeline

To prevent confusion and double counting, information in this table is updated only after a tournament or the player's participation in the tournament has concluded. This table is current through the 2010 US Open, as Del Potro is injured and unable to compete until after this event.

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Career SR Career W-L Career Win %
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A 2R 2R QF 4R 0 / 4 9–4 69.23
French Open A 1R 1R 2R SF A 0 / 4 6–4 60.00
Wimbledon A A 2R 2R 2R A 0 / 3 3–3 50.00
US Open A 1R 3R QF W A 1 / 4 13–3 81.25
SR 0 / 0 0 / 2 0 / 4 0 / 4 1 / 4 0 / 1 1 / 15 N/A 6.67
Win-Loss 0–0 0–2 4–4 7–4 17–3 3–1 N/A 31–14 68.89
Year-End Championship
ATP World Tour Finals A A A RR F   0 / 2 4–4 50.00
Olympic Games
Summer Olympics Not Held A Not Held 0 / 0 0–0 0.00
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A 2R A QF A 0 / 2 4–2 66.67
Miami Masters A A 4R 2R SF A 0 / 3 8–3 72.72
Monte Carlo Masters A A A A 2R A 0 / 1 0–1 0.00
Rome Masters A A A 1R QF A 0 / 2 2–2 50.00
Madrid Masters A 1R 3R QF SF A 0 / 4 7–4 63.63
Canada Masters A A 1R A F A 0 / 2 4–2 66.67
Cincinnati Masters A A 3R A A A 0 / 1 2–1 66.67
Shanghai Masters Not Masters Series 2R   0 / 1 0–1 0.00
Paris Masters A A 2R 3R QF   0 / 3 4–3 57.14
Hamburg Masters A A A A NM1 0 / 0 0–0 0.00
SR 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 6 0 / 4 0 / 8 0 / 0 0 / 19 N/A 0.00
Win-Loss 0–0 0–1 9–6 4–4 18–8 0–0 N/A 31–19 62.00
ATP World Tour 500
Memphis A A 2R A QF A 0 / 2 3–2 60.00
Acapulco A 1R A A A A 0 / 1 0–1 0.00
Washington Held as ATP 250 W A 1 / 1 5–0 100.00
Stuttgart A 3R A W 250 1 / 2 7–1 87.50
Kitzbühel A A A W 250 1 / 1 5–0 100.00
Tokyo A 3R 2R F 1R A 0 / 4 7–4 63.63
Vienna A A A 2R 250 0 / 1 1–1 50.00
Basel A QF 2R SF A A 0 / 3 6–3 66.67
SR 0 / 0 0 / 4 0 / 3 2 / 5 1 / 3 0 / 0 3 / 15 N/A 20.00
Win-Loss 0–0 6–4 2–3 18–2 6–2 0–0 N/A 32–11 74.42
ATP World Tour 250
Adelaide A A SF 1R A A 0 / 2 3–2 60.00
Auckland A A 1R A W A 1 / 2 4–1 80.00
Viña del Mar A 2R A A A A 0 / 1 1–1 50.00
San Jose A A A A QF A 0 / 1 2–1 66.67
Costa do Sauípe A 1R A A A A 0 / 1 0–1 0.00
Buenos Aires A 1R A A A A 0 / 1 0–1 0.00
Munich A A A QF A A 0 / 1 2–1 66.67
Estoril A A 2R A A A 0 / 1 1–1 50.00
London A A 2R A A A 0 / 1 1–1 50.00
s-Hertogenbosch A A A SF A A 0 / 1 3–1 75.00
Nottingham A A QF A A A 0 / 1 2–1 66.67
Los Angeles A A A W A A 1 / 1 4–0 100.00
Umag A QF A A A A 0 / 1 2–1 66.67
Washington A A A W 500 1 / 1 5–0 100.00
New Haven A A 2R A A A 0 / 1 1–1 50.00
Bangkok A A 1R A A   0 / 1 0–1 0.00
Stockholm A A 1R A A   0 / 1 0–1 0.00
SR 0 / 0 0 / 4 0 / 8 2 / 5 1 / 2 0 / 0 3 / 19 N/A 15.79
Win-Loss 0–0 3–4 8–8 14–3 6–1 0–0 N/A 31–16 65.96
Career statistics
Year 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Win % Career total
ATP Tournaments Played 0 12 25 20 18 1 N/A Career total: 76
ATP Finals Reached 0 0 0 5 5 0 N/A Career total: 10
ATP Tournaments Won 0 0 0 4 3 0 9.21 Career total: 7
Statistics by surface
Year 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 N/A Career Win %
Hard Win-Loss 0–0 3–4 21–19 27–11 41–11 3–1 N/A 95-46 67.36
Grass Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 4–3 4–2 1–1 0–0 N/A 9-6 60.00
Carpet Win-Loss 0–0 2–1 2–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 N/A 4-2 66.67
Clay Win-Loss 0–0 5–7 1–2 15–3 12–4 0–0 N/A 33-16 67.35
Overall Win-Loss 0–0 10–12 28–25 46–16 54–16 3–1 N/A 141-70 66.82
Win (%) 0% 45% 53% 74% 77% 75% Career Win (%): 67%
Year End Ranking 157 92 44 9 5   N/A

Walkovers are neither official wins nor official losses. To help interpret the performance table, the legend below explains what each abbreviation and color coded box represents in the performance timeline.

Terms to know
SR the ratio of the number of singles tournaments
won to the number of those tournaments played
W-L player's Win-Loss record
Performance Table Legend
NH tournament not held in that calendar year A did not participate in the tournament
LQ lost in qualifying draw #R lost in the early rounds of the tournament
(RR = round robin)
QF advanced to but not past the quarterfinals SF advanced to but not past the semifinals
F advanced to the final, tournament runner-up W won the tournament
NMS means an event that was not an ATP Masters Series tournament.
NM1 means an event that was not an ATP Masters 1000 tournament.

ATP Tour career earnings

Year Grand Slam
singles titles
ATP
singles titles
Total
singles titles
Earnings ($) Money list rank
2003 0 0 0 354 n/a
2004 0 0 0 1,962 1056
2005 0 0 0 38,348 294
2006 0 0 0 169,815 131
2007 0 0 0 393,660 64
2008 0 4 4 1,322,497 9
2009 1 2 3 4,753,087 4
Career 1 6 7 6,679,875 62

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