Ranked number 11 by the Association Tennis as accordance to the present status in the year 2012. Del Potro was born in Argentina and thus he is an Argentine professional tennis player who achieved a to 10 rank for the first time in the year 2008. However a turn came in his career in the year 2010 when he was upgraded to rank number 4 but more unfortunate was the part that even though he got this time to prove himself, he had to withdraw from the game for a while due to a wrist injury.

In the year 2012, the season for Del Potro started off with the 2012 Apia International Sydney where he had the advantage of being in the top seed. He managed to reach the quarter finals in this match but was finally defeated by Marcos. Next came the 2012 Australian Open where he defeated Adrian in the rounds but Del Potro again lost to all time champion Roger Federer in the quarter final.

Coming to the 2012 ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament. Del Potro made it to the first final in the ATP post his wrist injury. He made sure he compensated for all the loss he had previously undergone.  In the 2012 season of the Davis Cup quarter final against Croatia Del Potrowas lucky enough to win his first rubber against Karlovic. Del Potro plans to continue his winning league by taking part in the Estoril Open where he will be the defending champions at the top seed.

The two unfortunate events that took place in the year was the Sony Ericsson Open and the BNP Paribas Open where he lost in the quarter finals to David Ferrer and Roger Federer respectively.