MELBOURNE, Australia - Fifth-ranked Juan Martin del Potro will miss the Australian Open as he continues his recovery from a knee injury."I hope you have a great 2019. Recovery is going great and I will tell you later where I will ...
Jan 1, 2019
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Juan Martin del Potro has fractured his right patella bone in what the Argentine called "a hard blow that leaves me without strength."Del Potro retired Thursday against Borna Coric at the Shanghai Masters after injuring his knee. Third- ...
Oct 15, 2018
SHANGHAI - Roger Federer had to overcome a second-set stutter. Juan Martin del Potro and Alexander Zverev had to overcome illness.All three still advanced at the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday.Federer, the defending champion, beat Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 4-6, ...
Oct 11, 2018
NEW YORK - Rafael Nadal felt the pain sear into his right knee early in his U.S. Open semifinal, on what he called "a bad movement." It was a familiar pain, one that he's dealt with off-and-on for ...
Sep 8, 2018
NEW YORK - When Rafael Nadal finally finished a nearly five-hour climb into the U.S. Open semifinals, he thought backward as much as ahead.His victory over Dominic Thiem reminded him of Wimbledon, where he outlasted Juan Martin del Potro in ...
Sep 7, 2018
PARIS - Under pressure at the outset, Rafael Nadal already had cast aside three break points in his French Open semifinal's third game when, at 4-all, Juan Martin del Potro held another three.If Nadal's march toward an ...
Jun 9, 2018
PARIS - That Rafael Nadal would reach a record 11th French Open semifinal, closing in on his 11th championship at Roland Garros, was hardly surprising.That he trailed by a set and a break before rain delays allowed him to change tactics and ...
Jun 8, 2018
INDIAN WELLS, California - Roger Federer was on the ropes, down two breaks in the second set and another one in the third. Borna Coric thought he was close to toppling the world's top-ranked player.Not so fast.Federer rallied ...
Mar 18, 2018
DELRAY BEACH, Florida - Sixth-seeded John Isner overcame a slow start Tuesday to win his rematch against Radu Albot in the first round of the Delray Beach Open, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4.Isner lost to Albot last week in the ...
Feb 21, 2018
AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut beat former champion Juan Martin de Potro, 6-1, 4-6, 7-5, on Saturday to win the ATP Tour's ASB Classic for the second time in three years.Fifth-seed ...
Jan 13, 2018
BASEL, Switzerland - Roger Federer and Juan Martin del Potro both eased into the Swiss Indoors quarterfinals by beating French opponents in straight sets on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Top-seeded Federer cruised to a 6-1, 6-3 win over 40th-ranked ...
Oct 27, 2017
SHANGHAI - Juan Martin del Potro's bruised left wrist was placed in a splint after a nasty fall while winning his quarterfinal at the Shanghai Masters on Friday.Del Potro is due to play Roger Federer in the semifinals on Saturday. ...
Oct 14, 2017
NEW YORK - Rafael Nadal went into his US Open semifinal against Juan Martin del Potro with a relatively simple game plan: Stay away from the big guy's flat, fearsome forehand and instead go after his weaker backhand.Nadal tried that ...
Sep 9, 2017
NEW YORK - If Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer had managed to meet in the U.S. Open semifinals, it would have felt as if the trophy were at stake right then and there.As it is, the No. 1-seeded Nadal' ...
Sep 8, 2017
NEW YORK - So much for the first US Open matchup between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.Federer failed to live up to his end of the bargain.Hours after Nadal did his part with an easy-as-can-be victory to get ...
Sep 7, 2017
FOR the sixth time, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are each a victory away from finally meeting at the US Open, the only Grand Slam tournament where the rivals have never played each other.Juan Martin del Potro prevented it once and ...
Sep 6, 2017
MASON, Ohio - Injuries and upsets are wrecking the men's side of the Western & Southern Open.On Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time), Milos Raonic became the seventh player ranked in the top 10 to withdraw from the tournament, right before fellow seeded ...
Aug 16, 2017
PARIS - Back at the French Open for the first time since 2012, Juan Martin del Potro encountered a bit of trouble navigating the grounds, getting lost a few times as he walked around Roland Garros."I never find the place where I ...
May 31, 2017
ROME - Rafael Nadal's preparations for the French Open continued apace as he swept past 13th-seeded Jack Sock 6-3, 6-4 Thursday (Friday, Manila time) to ease into the Italian Open quarterfinals and extend his winning streak to 17 ...
May 19, 2017
KEY BISCAYNE, Florida - Roger Federer took a look around as he entered the stadium court at the Miami Open, already feeling the energy of the crowd.He gave them quite the show.Federer advanced to the fourth round at Key Biscayne on ...
Mar 28, 2017
MEXICO CITY - Novak Djokovic rallied to beat Argentinian Juan Martin Del Potro in three sets 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 early on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) to advance to the Mexican Open quarterfinals.Djokovic, playing in his first tournament since his ...
Mar 3, 2017
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