Juan Martin Del Potro Bio

Juan Martin Del Porto is an Argentina based professional tennis player. Born on September 23, 1988, Del Porto is 6 feet and 6 inch tall. The right handed player is currently at 19th spot in ATP World ranking. He is born in Tandil in Argentina and also resides there. His father is a veterinarian and mother is a teacher. Del Porto stated playing tennis at the age of 7 years under coaching of Marcelo Gomez. The Italian ex- professional tennis player, Ugo Colombini inspired Del Porto to play professional tennis. It was Ugo Colombini who leaded him through the very first phases of his career to now a date. At the age of 14, he won the Orange Bowl International Tennis Championship 2002.

He won his first seniors title at ITF Circuit event in May 2004. He also reached the finals of Italian open and Argentina Cup. He kept playing in ITF Circuit tournaments and finally in 2005, he turned out to be a professional tennis player. He was in 2005 top 200 list. In February 2006, he played his first ATP match. He also qualified for US Open that year but did not qualify for ATP Master Series. He won ATP’s Challenger Tour event named Open Castilla y León and finished the year in top 100 ranking as a youngest player to be in top 100’s list.

In 2007, he lost in second round of ATP Singles event. But afterwards, being teamed up with American player, Travis Parrott he won the ATP doubles final defeating Teymuraz Gabashvili and Karlovic in the finals. In the end of year, he became the youngest player to finish in top 50 ranking. In 2008, Del Porto faced many problems relating injuries and degradation of his performance. His rank felled down to No. 81 in April.

He changed his coach & fitness manager and decided not to play on hard courts. In the mid-2008, he started playing again and won Mercedes Cup defeating Richard Gasquet in the finals. In a week later, he again reached ATP Tour finals. He defeated Jurgen Melzer of Austria to get second title of the year. He won four titles in that year completing 2008 as the youngest player to finish in top 10. He finished at the No. 9 spot.

In 2009, Del Porto again got three title wins in Heineken Open, Wimbledon Championship and Legg Mason Tennis Classic Tournament. He finished the year on No. 5 position. In January 2010, he was moved to his career high World No. 4 position but he faced a wrist injury and missed several tournaments. That year for Del Porto went title less. He recovered from injury and in 2011 he has won two titles – Estoril Open and Delray Beach International Tennis Championships and is on No. 19 position.

Del Porto is also a fan of football. His favorite football teams are Boca Juniors of Argentina and Juventus Football Club in Italy. The Tandil based Italian Argentine midfielder Mauro Camoranesi is also a good friend of Del Porto. Del Porto wants to win Grand Slam and Davis Cup for at least one time in his career.