Del Potro vs Federer Head to Head Stats

The first Del Potro vs Federer match was in the second round of Wimbledon in 2007 with Roger winning the match in straight sets 6-2, 7-5, 6-1.

Since then they have played each other a total of 25 times with Roger leading their head-to-head 18-7.

The last time Juan Martin and Roger played each other was in the final of the 2018 BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, where Juan Martin beat Roger 6-4, 6-7, 7-6 to claim his first Masters 1000 title.

Del Potro vs Federer Head to Head Stats

Del Potro vs Federer H2H

Juan Martin Del PotrovsRoger Federer
1988Year born1981
2005 Year turned Pro1998
Right-handedPlaysRight-handed
One-handed backhandBackhandOne-handed backhand
7Matches won18
28% (8/25)Winning Percentage72% (18/25)
7Matches won on a hard court13
0Clay3
0Grass2
4Finals2
2Grand Slam Tournaments5
1Masters 1000 Tournaments7
0Davis Cup0

Grand Slam Head-to-Head

Juan Martin Del Potro (or “JMDP”) and Roger Federer (or “RF”) played each other seven times at a grand slam tournament with Roger leading their grand slam H2H 5-2.

They met each other once at Wimbledon (2007), two times at the Australian Open (2009 and 2012), two times at the French Open (2009 and 2012), and two times at the US Open (2009 and 2017).

Their most famous grand slam H2H match was at the 2009 US Open (see video highlights above) with Juan Martin winning the match in five sets in the men’s singles final.

YearGrand SlamRoundWinnerMatch Score
2017US OpenQuarterfinalsJMDP7-5, 3-6, 7-6, 6-4
2012French OpenQuarterfinalsRF3-6, 6-7, 6-2, 6-0, 6-3
2012Australian OpenQuarterfinalsRF6-4, 6-3, 6-2
2009US OpenFinalJMDP3-6, 7-6, 4-6, 7-6, 6-2
2009French OpenSemifinalsRF3-6, 7-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-4
2009Australian OpenQuarterfinalsRF6-3, 6-0, 6-0
2007Wimbledon2nd RoundRF6-2, 7-5, 6-1

Head to Head by Court Surface

To date, They have played each other a total of 20 times on hard courts (10 indoor and 10 outdoor), three times on clay, and twice on grass.

Hard Courts

They have played each other a total of 20 times on hard courts with Roger leading their H2H on hard courts 13-7.

YearTournamentRoundWinnerMatch Score
2018BNP Paribas OpenFinalJMDP6-4, 6-7, 7-6
2017Basel Swiss IndoorsFinalRF6-7, 6-4, 6-3
2017Shanghai MastersSemifinalsRF3-6, 6-3, 6-3
2017US OpenQuarterfinalsJMDP7-5, 3-6, 7-6, 6-4
2017Miami MastersRound of 32RF6-3, 6-4
2013ATP FinalsGroup StageRF4-6, 7-6, 7-5
2013Paris MastersQuarterfinalsRF6-3, 4-6, 6-3
2013Basel Swiss IndoorsFinalJMDP7-6, 2-6, 6-4
2012ATP FinalsGroup StageJMDP7-6, 4-6, 6-3
2012Basel Swiss IndoorsFinalJMDP6-4, 6-7, 7-6
2012BNP Paribas OpenQuarterfinalsRF6-3, 6-2
2012ATP DubaiSemifinalsRF7-6, 7-6
2012ATP RotterdamFinalRF6-1, 6-4
2012Australian OpenQuarterfinalsRF6-4, 6-3, 6-2
2011Cincinnati MastersRound of 32RF6-3, 7-5
2009ATP FinalsGroup StageJMDP6-2, 6-7, 6-3
2009US OpenFinalJMDP3-6, 7-6, 4-6, 7-6, 6-2
2009Australian OpenQuarterfinalsRF6-3, 6-0, 6-0
2008Madrid MastersQuarterfinalsRF6-3, 6-3
2007Basel Swiss IndoorsRound of 16RF6-1, 6-4

Clay Courts

They played each other three times on clay with Roger winning all three encounters.

YearTournamentRoundWinnerMatch Score
2012Roland GarrosQuarterfinalsRF3-6, 6-7, 6-2, 6-0, 6-3
2009Roland GarrosSemifinalsRF3-6, 7-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-4
2009Madrid MastersSemifinalsRF6-3, 6-4

Grass Courts

They played each other twice in a grass court tournament with Roger winning both encounters.

YearTournamentRoundWinnerMatch Score
2012London OlympicsSemifinalsRF3-6, 7-6, 19-17
2007Wimbledon2nd RoundRF6-2, 7-5, 6-1

Matches Played per Year

Their first match was in 2007, in the second round of the Wimbledon Championships, with their last match being in 2018 in the final of the BNP Paribas Open.

YearMatchesJ.M.Del PotroR.FedererH2H
2007220-2
2008110-3
20095323-5
20103-5
2011113-6
20128265-12
20133126-14
20146-14
20156-14
20166-14
20174137-17
2018118-17
20198-17
20208-17
20218-17
20228-17

Matches by Tournament

They have played each other in 15 different tournaments with their H2H at each of these tournaments detailed below.

TournamentMatchesR.FedererJ.M.Del PotroH2H
US Open2202-0
Roland Garros2202-0
Australian Open2202-0
Wimbledon1101-0
Indian Wells2111-1
Basel Swiss Indoors4222-2
Shanghai Masters1101-0
Miami Masters1101-0
ATP Finals3121-2
Paris Masters1101-0
Dubai1101-0
Rotterdam1101-0
Cincinnati Masters1101-0
Madrid Masters2202-0
London Olympics1101-0

Matches by Tour Level

Out of the 25 times they have met to date, 6 have been at the ATP 500 level, 8 have been at the ATP 1000 level, 3 have been at the ATP Finals level, 7 have been at the Grand Slam level, and once at the Olympic games.

ATP Tour LevelMatchesR.FedererJ.M.Del PotroH2H
2500000-0
5006424-2
10008717-1
Year End Finals3121-2
Grand Slam7525-2
Olympics1101-0
Davis Cup0000-0

Frequently Asked Questions

How many times did Juan Martin beat Roger?

Juan Martin beat Roger a total of seven times on the ATP Tour.

How many times did they play each other?

They played each other a total of 25 times on the ATP Tour with their last H2H match being the final of the 2018 BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.