Wawrinka beats emotional del Potro to reach semis

Sep 8, 2016

Wawrinka beats emotional del Potro to reach semis

Juan Martin del Potro’s magical month ended as it began — with the big Argentine crying on the court. This time, he wiped away tears with the match still going. Stan Wawrinka was about to serve out a four-set victory to usher an exhausted ...

Nishikori cuts down Karlovic, makes quarterfinals

Sep 6, 2016

Nishikori cuts down Karlovic, makes quarterfinals

Kei Nishikori felled the towering Ivo Karlovic of Croatia with surgical precision in a straight-sets win on Monday that lifted the sixth seed to the U.S. Open quarterfinals. Nishikori, the U.S. Open runnerup two years ago, beat Karlovic 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) in the ...

Nishikori reaches third round at U.S. Open

Sep 2, 2016

Nishikori reaches third round at U.S. Open

Kei Nishikori battled for the second match in succession before claiming his place in the third round of the U.S. Open on Thursday. The sixth-seeded Nishikori, the runnerup in New York in 2014, dropped his second set but came through 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 ...

Injured del Potro withdraws from Australian Open

Jan 18, 2015

Injured del Potro withdraws from Australian Open

Former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro has withdrawn from the Australian Open due to a lingering wrist injury that he was concerned could cause him further damage if he played the season-opening Grand Slam. The 26-year-old Argentine played just four tournaments last ...

Top stars start ATP title quest

Nov 5, 2013

Top stars start ATP title quest

Former finalist Juan Martin del Potro battled his way past Richard Gasquet to win his opening round-robin match at the ATP World Tour Finals on Monday after Stanislas Wawrinka grabbed the spotlight with a win in his maiden appearance at the season-ending tournament. After ...

Del Potro dispatches world No. 1 Nadal

Oct 13, 2013

Del Potro dispatches world No. 1 Nadal

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Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro stunned world No. 1 Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-4 in the semifinals of Shanghai Rolex Masters on Saturday night. Nadal, who regained the top ranking this week from Novak Djokovic, was overmatched in what is a very rare occurrence. The ...

Top seed Del Potro beats Raonic to win tense Japan Open final

Oct 6, 2013

Top seed Del Potro beats Raonic to win tense Japan Open final

No. 1 seed Juan Martin del Potro won his third title of the season with a two-set victory over Milos Raonic in a nail-biting Japan Open final on Sunday. Del Potro, a last-minute fill-in for injured Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, defeated the third-seeded Raonic ...

Top seed del Potro, Raonic advance to Rakuten Open final

Oct 5, 2013

Top seed del Potro, Raonic advance to Rakuten Open final

Top seed Juan Martin del Potro will try to hold off the red-hot Milos Raonic for the Rakuten Open title after edging Nicolas Almagro in the semifinals on Saturday. Del Potro, who was the 2008 runner-up and is appearing at the tournament for the ...