Tagged with Del Potro

The Big Australian Open Preview

The Big Australian Open Preview

Can Nadal overcome Djokovic’s dominance down under?  I think that Novak Djokovic will triumph at this year’s Australian Open. Four times a champion and the winner in each of the last three years, he always produces in Melbourne and I can see that continuing. The draw has been kind to the Serb, another reason for … Continue reading

Del Potro Beats Basel

Del Potro Beats Basel

Argentina isn’t the first country that pops into mind when you think of tennis, but in Basel, it just might be the second. Roger Federer is of course the ‘Greatest Of All Time’ in Basel, having won the tournament five times and reached the final on nine occasions. However, four of the last 12 winners … Continue reading

Classic Match of the Week

Classic Match of the Week

The Montreal Masters is approaching so here is Andy Murray’s first final and title at the event, an exciting encounter with Argentinian Juan Martin del Potro. Hopefully Murray can get off to a good start ahead of his US Open title defence. You can read a preview of this year’s Montreal Masters by clicking here. … Continue reading

Even the Professionals need a Holiday

Even the Professionals need a Holiday

Our partners over at LoveSetMatch have gathered quite a collection of personal holiday pics of Roger Federer, Juan Martin del Potro, and more at Tennis Pros enjoying their Roman Holiday!. There’s even a photo of Pope Francis with a tennis racquet! A papal hobby?

Miami So Far

Miami So Far

Now we really are getting to the business end of March’s secong ATP Master 1000 tournament – Miami. In this post, I’ll review the main competitors’ upcoming matches, and what they did to get there. It canot impact the rankings as dramatically as Indian Wells, but Djokovic, Murray, Ferrer and Tomas Berdych have all played … Continue reading

What’s going on in the World of Tennis?

What’s going on in the World of Tennis?

The latest happenings in the tennis world, rounded up for you. The Sony Open in Miami is underway and Britain’s Laura Robson has got herself off to a good start. The 19-year old couldn’t have won the first set in much better fashionn in her first round match against Italy’s Camila Giorgi, winning the first … Continue reading

Indian Wells down, Miami to go

Indian Wells down, Miami to go

Indian Wells ended with a final with the surprising components – Juan Martin del Potro and Rafael Nadal; the seventh seed and the fifth who’s just come back into his first major tournament. The final though, was a tough game for both. Throughout the first and second sets – which finished 6-4, 3-6 – del … Continue reading

Juan Martin del Potro – Unbeatable!

Juan Martin del Potro – Unbeatable!

From the start of Indian Wells, the seventh seed didn’t have an easy ride. His first challenger appeared in the second round, as the top 20 seeds got a bye through the first. The Build Up:  His opposition was in the form of Nikolay Davydenko, the world number 42. The 31 year-old was previously number … Continue reading