Juan Martín del Potro http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24238/all en Tennis-Longevity the buzz word for rested Federer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/tennis-longevity-the-buzz-word-rested-federer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>By Patrick Johnston</p> <p>Jan 8 (Reuters) - A disappointing end to 2012 left Roger Federer's critics writing his tennis obituary, but the Swiss is confident he can win more grand slam titles after arriving in Melbourne refreshed and refocused following an extended break.</p> <p>While Federer's main rivals for a fifth Australian Open title, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, have been getting matches under their belt in Australia, the 31-year-old opted for the practice courts and family time to keep his mind and body fresh.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/tennis-longevity-the-buzz-word-rested-federer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Federer–Nadal rivalry Juan Martín del Potro Münchenstein Novak Djokovic Person Location Person Travel Quotation Rafael Nadal Roger Federer Roger Federer Roger Federer tennis season Tennis Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:05:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731569 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Ferrer into Auckland final, Del Potro wins at Kooyong http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/tennis-ferrer-auckland-final-del-potro-wins-at-kooyong <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>SYDNEY, Jan 11 (Reuters) - David Ferrer underlined his Australian Open threat by thrashing Gael Monfils 6-1 6-2 to reach the final of the Auckland Open on Friday and remain on course for a fourth title at the tournament.</p> <p>Undoubtedly aided by a leg injury suffered by Monfils early in the first set, Ferrer needed just 49 minutes to dispose of the French former world number seven, five minutes less than he required to win his quarter-final against Lukas Lacko.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/tennis-ferrer-auckland-final-del-potro-wins-at-kooyong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gaël Monfils Juan Martín del Potro Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 07:00:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732999 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Radwanska doles out double bagel to win Sydney http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-1-tennis-radwanska-doles-out-double-bagel-win-sydney <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Radwanska wins back-to-back titles</p> <p>* Ferrer into Auckland final</p> <p>* Del Potro eases into Kooyong final</p> <p>* Tomic reaches first final, to play Anderson (Updates after later matches)</p> <p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>SYDNEY, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Agnieszka Radwanska humbled Dominika Cibulkova 6-0 6-0 in a ruthless display of all-court tennis to win her second Australian Open warm-up tournament in two weeks at the Sydney International on Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-1-tennis-radwanska-doles-out-double-bagel-win-sydney" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Human Interest Juan Martín del Potro Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:15:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733069 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Hewitt beats del Potro to win Kooyong title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/tennis-hewitt-beats-del-potro-win-kooyong-title <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Lleyton Hewitt rolled back the years and gave local fans some excitement before the Australian Open next week by demolishing world number seven Juan Martin del Potro 6-1 6-4 to claim the Kooyong Classic title on Saturday.</p> <p>The 31-year-old Hewitt, who has been troubled with foot, toe, hip and hand injuries in recent years, also beat Canada's Milos Raonic and Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic at the eight-man invitational tournament.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/tennis-hewitt-beats-del-potro-win-kooyong-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Juan Martín del Potro Lleyton Hewitt Lleyton Hewitt Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 06:45:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733512 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Del Potro realistic about hopes of gate-crashing top four http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/tennis-del-potro-realistic-about-hopes-gate-crashing-top-four <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Juan Martin del Potro, the only player outside the "big four" of men's tennis to have won a grand slam in the last eight years, remained circumspect about his chances of breaking back into the elite after a winning start at the Australian Open on Tuesday.</p> <p>The tall Argentine lost a year of his career to a wrist injury after winning the U.S. Open in 2009 and since his return, has failed to rediscover the heights of form he reached at Flushing Meadows three-and-a-half years ago.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/tennis-del-potro-realistic-about-hopes-gate-crashing-top-four" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Juan Martín del Potro Rafael Nadal Tennis Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 10:00:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734610 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 7-Tennis-Australian Open men's singles round 3 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/tennis-australian-open-mens-singles-round-3-results-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Australian Open Men's Singles Round 3 matches on Saturday 14-Gilles Simon (France) beat Gael Monfils (France) 6-4 6-4 4-6 1-6 8-6 2-Roger Federer (Switzerland) beat Bernard Tomic (Australia) 6-4 7-6(5) 6-1 13-Milos Raonic (Canada) beat 17-Philipp Kohlschreiber (Germany) 7-6(4) 6-3 6-4 3-Andy Murray (Britain) beat Ricardas Berankis (Lithuania) 6-3 6-4 7-5 21-Andreas Seppi (Italy) beat 12-Marin Cilic (Croatia) 6-7(2) 6-3 2-6 6-4 6-2 Jeremy Chardy (France) beat 6-Juan Ma</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/tennis-australian-open-mens-singles-round-3-results-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Croats of Bosnia and Herzegovina Ivan Dodig Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Juan Martín del Potro Philipp Kohlschreiber Richard Gasquet Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 04:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736496 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Del Potro crashes out of third round at Melbourne Park http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/tennis-del-potro-crashes-out-third-round-at-melbourne-park <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Jan 19 (Reuters) - France's Jeremy Chardy sprung a major upset at the Australian Open on Saturday by dumping sixth seed Juan Martin del Potro out in the third round with a 6-3 6-3 6-7 3-6 6-3 victory.</p> <p>The 36th-ranked Frenchman charged out of the blocks to take a two-set lead by dominating at the net, but the former U.S. Open champion served strongly to level.</p> <p>Chardy captured the decisive break when leading 4-3 in the fifth set and calmly served out the three hour and 45 minute match, sealing it with an ace.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/tennis-del-potro-crashes-out-third-round-at-melbourne-park" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Juan Martín del Potro Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 07:00:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736508 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/reuters-sports-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Lifetime ban is "death penalty," says Armstrong</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/reuters-sports-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Entertainment Human Interest Juan Martín del Potro Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 08:30:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736521 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Federer slaps down Tomic after Del Potro upset http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/tennis-del-potro-out-azarenka-scare-serena-murray-progress <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Federer sees off local favourite Tomic</p> <p>* Chardy upsets Del Potro to reach last 16</p> <p>* Williams and Murray win in straight sets</p> <p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Roger Federer was in no mood to let a trend develop after the first real upsets of the week at the Australian Open tennis on Saturday and slapped down local upstart Bernard Tomic with authority to reach the fourth round.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/tennis-del-potro-out-azarenka-scare-serena-murray-progress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernard Tomic Juan Martín del Potro Tennis US Open Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 08:30:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736524 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Del Potro toppled by giant-killing Frenchman http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/update-1-tennis-del-potro-toppled-giant-killing-frenchman <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Del Potro stunned by plucky Frenchman</p> <p>* Chardy to meet Italy's Seppi (Writes through with quotes, adds byline)</p> <p>By Ian Ransom</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro became the highest seed dumped out of the Australian Open on Saturday when he was stunned 6-3 6-3 6-7 3-6 6-3 by France's Jeremy Chardy in their third-round clash.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/update-1-tennis-del-potro-toppled-giant-killing-frenchman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andreas Seppi Human Interest Juan Martín del Potro Juan Martin del Potro Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 08:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736527 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 2-Tennis-Federer and Serena power into quarter-finals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/tennis-azarenka-back-ruthless-best-chardy-wins-france <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Recasts, updates with Federer quotes)</p> <p>* Federer mauls Raonic</p> <p>* Serena sets up quarter-final with American teenager Stephens</p> <p>* Murray checks French charge</p> <p>By Ian Ransom</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Roger Federer delivered a lesson to the next generation at the Australian Open, extending his record to a 35th consecutive grand slam quarter-final after Serena Williams set up a clash with her would-be successor.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/tennis-azarenka-back-ruthless-best-chardy-wins-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Caroline Wozniacki Entertainment Human Interest Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Juan Martín del Potro Roger Federer Svetlana Kuznetsova Tennis Victoria Azarenka Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 07:00:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737102 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Federer skips Switzerland's Davis Cup opener http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/tennis-federer-skips-switzerlands-davis-cup-opener <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Davis Cup champions the Czech Republic will not have to worry about facing Roger Federer in the opening round of their defence after he was left out of Switzerland's team for the Geneva tie.</p> <p>The 17-times grand slam champion, still contesting the Australian Open where he will face Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the last eight on Wednesday, played twice for his country last year but has decided to sit it out the Czech clash.</p> <p>Tomas Berdych will spearhead the Czech challenge in the tie taking place from Feb. 1-3.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/tennis-federer-skips-switzerlands-davis-cup-opener" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Juan Martín del Potro Novak Djokovic Tennis Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 19:15:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737936 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Federer skips Switzerland's Davis Cup opener http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/update-1-tennis-federer-skips-switzerlands-davis-cup-opener <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* World number two Federer unavailable to face Czech holders</p> <p>* Del Potro, Ferrer absent for Argentina and Spain (Adds Corretja quotes)</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Davis Cup champions the Czech Republic will not have to worry about facing Roger Federer in the opening round of their defence after he was left out of Switzerland's team for the Geneva tie.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/update-1-tennis-federer-skips-switzerlands-davis-cup-opener" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Juan Martín del Potro Rafael Nadal Tennis Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 19:45:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737956 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Argentina face hard task against Germany without Del Potro http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/tennis-argentina-face-hard-task-against-germany-without-del-pot <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 31 (Reuters) - Argentina face Germany in the Davis Cup first round this weekend on shakier ground at home than when they beat their opponents 4-1 away at the same stage last year.</p> <p>World number seven Juan Martin del Potro is not playing the Davis Cup at all this year having decided he wants to concentrate fully on trying to break into the world's top four.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/tennis-argentina-face-hard-task-against-germany-without-del-pot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Juan Martín del Potro Juan Mónaco Tennis Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Jan 2013 16:15:56 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741841 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Kohlschreiber injury wrecks German hopes in Argentina http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/tennis-kohlschreiber-injury-wrecks-german-hopes-argentina <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Federico Coronado</p> <p>BUENOS AIRES, Feb 1 (Reuters) - German number one Philipp Kohlschreiber pulled out when 5-4 ahead in the fifth set of a gruelling first rubber to hand Argentina the lead in their Davis Cup first round tie on Friday.</p> <p>The world number 19 led 6-3 5-7 6-2 4-6 5-4 against Carlos Berlocq, a stand-in for the absent Juan Martin del Potro, when he pulled his left hamstring after a four-hour marathon played in more than 35 degrees heat.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/tennis-kohlschreiber-injury-wrecks-german-hopes-argentina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carlos Berlocq Juan Martín del Potro Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 21:01:06 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5743558 at http://www.globalpost.com