Juan Martin Del Potro Player Profile

Juan Martin Del Potro (AKA “Delpo” and the “Tower of Tandil”) has been one of the few tennis players in recent years to challenge the big three of Djokovic, Nadal, and Federer and although injury issues have dogged his career, he still has a very impressive record including winning the US Open in 2009, where he became the first tennis player to beat Nadal and Federer in the same grand slam event.

Del Potro also won a silver medal in singles at the 2016 Rio Olympics and a bronze medal in singles at the 2012 London Olympics.

He also helped Argentina to win the Davis Cup in 2016 when they beat Croatia in the final.

Juan Martin Del Potro Player Profile

Is Juan Martin Del Potro Retired?

Before the start of the 2022 Argentina Open, Juan Martin Del Potro announced that the ATP 250 tournament in Buenos Aires and the ATP 500 tournament in Rio could be his last two tournaments on the ATP Tour.

In the 1st round in the Argentina Open, in an emotional match, he lost to his compatriot Federico Delbonis 6-1 6-3.

Juan Martin Del Potro was not fit to play in Rio so his 1st round loss in Buenos Aires could very well be his last game on tour.

Juan Martin Del Potro Announces Retirement

Del Potro Career Stats

Tennis PlayerDel Potro
Highest ATP Ranking3 (13 August 2018)
Birth Date23rd September 1988
Year born1988
Year turned Pro2005
NationalityArgentinian
ATP Career Titles22
Grand Slams1 (2009 US Open)
Masters 1000 Titles1 (2018 Indian Wells)
Tennis RacketWilson Hyper Pro Staff 6.1 95
Forehand GripEastern Forehand Grip
BackhandTwo Handed Backhand
Official Twitter AccountDel Potro Twitter Account
Official Facebook PageDel Potro Facebook Page
Official Instagram AccountDel Potro Instagram Account

Del Potro Ranking History (Year End)

YearSinglesDoubles
2021756792
2020157497
2019122444T
20185272
201711314
201638354
2015590N/A
2014437446
20135796T
20127563
201111185
2010258N/A
20095118
20089262
200744178
200692N/A
2005157291
20041047TN/A

Del Potro Grand Slam Record

Del Potro’s best year in terms of his performance at the Grand Slams was definitely 2009 as he reached the quarter-finals of the Australian Open, the semi-finals at the French Open, and won the US Open title beating Roger Federer in the final.

Del Potro would reach the final of the US Open again nearly 10 years later in 2018 but this time he lost to Novak Djokovic in three sets.

Del Potro Australian Open Record

Del Potro twice made it to the Quater Finals at the Australian Open (2009 and 2012) but in more recent years he has struggled to be injury-free for the Australian Open as he has only competed once in the last five years.

YearPerformance
2022Did not compete
2021Did not compete
2020Did not compete
2019Did not compete
20183rd Round
2017Did not compete
2016Did not compete
2015Did not compete
20142nd Round
20133rd Round
2012Quarter Finals
20112nd Round
20104th Round
2009Quarter Finals
20082nd Round
20072nd Round
2006Did not compete
2005Did not compete

Del Potro French Open Record

Del Potro’s best performances at the French Open came in 2009 (lost to Federer) and 2018 (lost to Nadal, where he made it to the French Open Semi Finals. In both matches, he lost to the eventual champion of the tournament.

YearPerformance
2021Did not Compete
2020Did not Compete
20194th Round
2018Semi Finals
20173rd Round
2016Did not Compete
2015Did not Compete
2014Did not Compete
2013Did not Compete
2012Quarter Finals
20113rd Round
2010Did not Compete
2009Semi Finals
20082nd Round
20071st Round
20061st Round
2005Did not Compete

Del Potro Record at the Wimbledon Championships

Del Potro had sporadic success at the Wimbledon Championships with his best performances coming in 2013 (Semi Finals) and 2018 (Quarter Finals).

YearPerformance
2021Did not Compete
2020Tournament not Held
2019Did not Compete
2018Quarter Finals
20172nd Round
20163rd Round
2015Did not Compete
2014Did not Compete
2013Semi Finals
20124th Round
20114th Round
2010Did not Compete
20092nd Round
20082nd Round
20072nd Round
2006Did not Compete
2005Did not Compete

Del Potro US Open Record

Del Potro’s best grand slam performances have come at flushing meadows in New York as he has made it to the Quarter Finals or better at the US Open on six separate occasions.

His biggest career achievement to date was also at the US Open where he beat Roger Federer in five sets in the final of the 2009 US Open.

YearPerformance
2021Did not Compete
2020Did not Compete
2019Did not Compete
2018Final
2017Semi Finals
2016Quarter Finals
2015Did not Compete
2014Did not Compete
20132nd Round
2012Quarter Finals
20113rd Round
2010Did not Compete
2009Champion
2008Quarter Finals
20073rd Round
20061st Round
2005Qualifying Round 1

Del Potro FAQ

What is Del Potro’s Net Worth?

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, Del Potro has a net worth in the region of $20 Million.

Is Del Potro Married?

No, Del Potro is not currently married.

How tall is Juan Martin Del Potro?

Juan Martin Del Potro is 1.98m tall (6ft 6in).

When was Juan Martin Del Potro’s first Grand Slam Victory?

Juan Martin Del Potro’s first grand slam victory came at the 2009 US Open where he beat Roger Federer in 5 sets in the final 3–6, 7–6, 4–6, 7–6, 6–2. Roger was going for his sixth US Open title in a row and was leading by 2 sets to 1 but Del Potro played a phenomenal last 2 sets to win the title.

Has Del Potro ever been ranked number 1?

No, Del Potro has never been ranked in the ATP as the world number 1 tennis player. His highest ranking came in 2018 when he was ranked third in the world.

When did Juan Martin Del Potro first turn pro?

Del Potro first turned pro in 2005. in 2005 he played on the ITF tour and it wasn’t until 2006, that he had his first ATP match at an ATP 250 event in Viña del Mar (Chile), where he defeated Albert Portas in the first round (6-2, 6-2), before losing to Fernando González in the second round (3-6, 6-7).

What Tennis Racket does Juan Martin Del Potro use?

Juan Martin Del Potro used a customized version of the Wilson Hyper Pro Staff 6.1 95. Over the years his racket has been painted to look like other rackets in Wilson’s range including the Burn 95 and the Pro Staff 97 CV. If you want to find out more about Del Potro’s racket, check out this article done by TennisNerd.net.

How many Grand Slams has Del Potro won?

Del Potro has won one grand slam (the 2009 US Open Final). He beat Roger Federer in the final 3–6, 7–6, 4–6, 7–6, 6–2. He also beat Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals, becoming the first player to beat Federer and Nadal in the same grand slam.

Has Del Potro ever won the Davis Cup with Argentina?

Yes, Del Potro helped Argentina to win the 2016 David cup beating Croatia 3-2 in the final held in Zagreb in Croatia with Del Potro winning both his singles matches including a win against Cilic in the final where he came back from 2 sets down to win in 5 sets.

Has Juan Martin Del Potro won the Year-end championship finals?

Juan Martin Del Potro has yet to win the Year-end championship finals. His best performance to date was in 2009 when he lost to Nikolay Davydenko in the final (3-6, 4-6)

Has Del Potro won a gold medal in singles at an Olympics?

No, however, he has won a silver medal in singles at the 2016 Rio Olympics and a bronze medal in singles at the 2012 London Olympics.

Does Juan Martin Del Potro have any siblings?

Yes, Juan Martin has a younger sister called Julieta. He also had an older sister but she died in a car accident when she was only 8 years old.

Does Juan Martin Del Potro have any kids?

No, Juan Martin Del Potro does not currently have any kids.