Juan Martin del Potro defeated Somdev Devvarman 6-4, 6-4 in the Dubai Duty Free tennis championship and then, after his match, was immediately up against an unlikely opponent – football legend Diego Maradona! Maradona was invited to join Delpo on court and treated the crowd to some rallies. Although he was unable to return Delpo’s [...]
Juan Martin Del Potro defeated Julien Benneteau 7-6, 6-3 to win the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament and his 14th ATP title. Even with a nosebleed as he went to serve out the match, Delpo proved too good for Benneteau, who is now 0-8 in ATP finals.
Delpo being Delpo…
(Photos: Reuters/AP; Video: @HinchadaDelpo)
After his 6-4, 6-4 win over Grigor Dimitrov to reach the Rotterdam final, Juan Martin del Potro got rushed by some fans as he exited the court. Turns out, it was just Sesame Street’s Elmo, Ernie and Bert – who appear to be huge Delpo fans.
The Sesame Street crew also helped out in the hawkeye [...]
Juan Martin del Potro’s third round match against Jeremy Chardy had its fair share of highs and lows. In the first two sets, for Del Potro, mostly lows. He hung his head, he sought consolation from a line judge in the form of a hug. Watch!
Lleyton Hewitt defeated Juan Martin del Potro 6-1, 6-4 in 66 minutes to win the AAMI Classic at Kooyong in Melbourne. To celebrate, the Aussie posed with his trophy and his children Ava, Cruz and Mia Hewitt. Frame-worthy!
Lleyton wasn’t the only one who got something he wanted… his son Cruz got a tennis ball signed [...]
In the first match of the AAMI Classic at Kooyong, Juan Martin del Potro defeated Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-4, 3-6, 7-6. As he handed out high-fives to spectators, Delpo debuted his Australian Open Nike kit, featuring the Rib Crest Shirt in squadron blue. Buy it here!
Nike Tennis announced today it will introduce the new Air Max Cage in Melbourne later this month. “Inspired by and designed for athletes like Juan Martin Del Potro, it’s the first Nike Tennis shoe to showcase the new Drag-On Cage — a durable design feature that enhances the shoe’s flexibility while maximizing support and durability.”
Juan Martin Del Potro defeated Andy Roddick (again) 6-4, 6-2 in the second exhibition match held in Junin, Argentina. The match was played at Cupula de la Sociedad Rural and also featured Guillermo Vilas and Jose Luis Clerc as the preliminary match.
(Photo: El Dia)
In this new testimonial from Powerade, Juan Martin del Potro talks about how he gets through the ups and downs of physical and mental exhaustion in hopes of coming out on top at the London 2012 Olympics.
Coca-Cola Argentina released a commercial last week for London 2012 featuring some of their top players including… Juan Martin del Potro! Skip to the 0:45 and 0:53 second marks to see Delpo playing tennis and sipping some Coke (not at the same time).