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Tag: Juan Martin del Potro

  • Monday, November 28th 2016 - 07:06 UTC

    Argentina takes its first David Cup title following four final defeats

    “It's tough for me to speak, but I did my best and this is amazing,” said Del Potro, who overcame 34 aces to prevail after four hours and 53 minutes.

    Argentina completed an improbable comeback to claim its first Davis Cup title, storming back from the brink of elimination to defeat Croatia on Sunday. Argentina was one set from defeat in the fourth rubber, with Marin Cilic leading Juan Martin del Potro two sets to love, and they would mount a historic rally to lift the trophy. Del Potro turned in his first career two-set comeback 6-7(4), 2-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-3, followed by a clutch 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win for Federico Delbonis over Ivo Karlovic.

  • Saturday, July 30th 2016 - 07:17 UTC

    Del Potro carries his memories of London's bronze into Rio

    Juan Martín del Potro during a press conference on Friday in Buenos Aires. “You never know hoy many Olympic Games you will get to play”

    In his comeback year, the Argentine tennis star wants to relive the unique Olympic experience, but is aware that this time around he is not in his best form. A tale that started in London 2012, took two breaks to undergo wrist surgery, recharged batteries at Wimbledon less than a month ago, picked up some bonus energy in Italy, now goes to Rio and then back to Britain.

  • Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 - 06:05 UTC

    “One Team, One Country, One Dream” - It's just Davis Cup tennis

    Juan Martín del Potro will not play, but will assist Argentina's Davis Cup tennis team in any way he can to face Brazil over the weekend in Buenos Aires.

    By Federico Coronado - Argentina's team prepares for this coming weekend's clash against Brazil. Statement of unity with controversial choice of words for tie versus sporting arch-rivals. Del Potro still not fit, will be there to assist teammates, anyway.

  • Thursday, July 19th 2012 - 22:36 UTC

    Cristina Fernandez unleashes tax agency against opponents, claims The Economist

    Martin del Potro paying for the sin of denying a victory photo at Casa Rosada

    Under the heading of “Knock, knock, the government unleashes the tax agency against its opponents” The Economist latest edition claims that President Cristina Fernandez is using the tax revenue office to hound its political enemies.