World No. 3 Roger Federer ended a seven-year wait for a second World Tennis Tournament title after beating Juan Martin del Potro in the Dutch city of Rotterdam.
Roger Federer is through to the final of the World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam after a hard fought semifinal victory over Nikolay Davydenko on Saturday.
Spain have won the Davis Cup for a fifth time, and the third time in four years, after Rafael Nadal recovered from dropping the opening set to defeat Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro in Sunday's penultimate singles rubber in Sevilla.
David Ferrer came from behind to win an epic clash with Juan Martin del Potro and give Spain a commanding 2-0 lead in the Davis Cup final against Argentina on Friday.
Sweden's Davis Cup captain Thomas Enqvist talks with Don Riddell ahead of his Champions Tour event at Royal Albert Hall.
Davis Cup holders Serbia exited this year's competition as their world number one Novak Djokovic was forced to retire from his crucial rubber against Juan Martin Del Potro with a back injury.
World number three Roger Federer avenged his loss in the 2009 U.S. Open final as he defeated Juan Martin del Potro 6-3 7-5 in the second round of the Western and Southern Open on Tuesday.
Argentina took control on the opening day of their Davis Cup quarterfinal as they established a 2-0 lead over Kazakhstan in Buenos Aires.
What does it say about the quality of the women's game right now that the Williams sisters, off long injury layoffs, can make it all the way to the fourth round of a major? I mean, before being summarily drummed out. A sad statement, really. -- Adam Kamp, Sturgeon Lake, Minn.
World number one Rafael Nadal overcame an injury scare to win a four-set classic over Juan Martin Del Potro and claim a place in the last eight at Wimbledon.
Defending Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal could be forced out of the tournament through injury after battling past Juan Martin Del Potro in their last 16 clash.
World No. 2 Novak Djokovic survived his first big test of Wimbledon 2011 as he overcame crowd favorite Marcos Baghdatis to reach the last 16 of the grass-court grand slam in London on Saturday.
Novak Djokovic moved above Bjorn Borg in the all-time consecutive wins list as he overcame the challenge of Juan Martin Del Potro to reach the fourth round of the French Open on Saturday.
Six thoughts on Novak Djokovic's 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Juan Martin del Potro in Saturday's third round of the French Open ...
An intriguing clash between Novak Djokovic and 2009 U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro at the French Open was halted by bad light with the match tied at one set all.
Novak Djokovic clocked up his 41st consecutive win of the season in the second round at Roland Garros on Wednesday, as his opponent Victor Hanescu was forced to retire.
Juan Martin del Potro looks set to take his place in next week's French Open after making a speedy recovery from a torn hip muscle.
Juan Martin Del Potro is doubtful for this month's French Open because of the hip injury he sustained in last month's Estoril Open semifinal.
The women's tour may be in a chaotic stage just now, with so many top players either injured or off-form, but the men's draw in this week's Madrid event has the look of a major. It's easy to project a Rafael Nadal-Novak Djokovic final, and that's definitely what everyone wants to see, but consider the other storylines:
Juan Martin del Potro continued his march up the rankings with a first-round victory over 13th seed Mikhail Youzhny at the Madrid Masters Tuesday.
World No.2 Novak Djokovic extended his season's winning streak to 26-0 on Saturday, as he reached the Serbian Open clay court final after his semifinal opponent Janko Tipsarevic withdrew with a thigh injury.
Novak Djokovic duly secured his 26th straight win since the start of the season with a 6-3 6-2 victory win over Slovenia's Blaz Kavcic Friday in the Serbia Open.
It has been an interesting tournament so far at Key Biscayne, none of the headline-makers more interesting than ... Martina Navratilova?
The 2009 U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro eased into the second round of the Miami Open with a straight sets victory over Brazil's Ricardo Mello.
Former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro continued his impressive return to the ATP Tour after a long-term injury as he reached the quarterfinals of the Masters Series event at Indian Wells.
Former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro continued his impressive comeback with a straight-sets win over Radek Stepanek in the first round of the Masters Series event at Indian Wells.
The men's tour stopped by my neighborhood last week. It also stopped by Brazil and the Netherlands in its never-ending quest for global outreach, but San Jose's SAP Open drew an excellent field and made some headlines. Among them:
Rafael Nadal is on track to win his fourth successive grand slam after Marcos Daniel was forced to retire during their first-round match at the Australian Open on Tuesday.
Ten things I'd like to see as the 2011 tennis year unfolds:
1. Someone other than Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal will win a major title. Here is tennis' most preposterous stat now that Federer's streak of 23 Grand Slam semifinals is over: Since the 2005 French Open, only two men not named Nadal and Federer have won a major title (Novak Djokovic at the 2008 Australian Open and Juan Martin del Potro at the 2009 U.S. Open). Ridiculous. Yet it's about time another player broke through. Whether it's Djokovic, Robin Soderling, a healthy del Potro (remember him?), Andy Murray or a total shocker, the ATP is due for at least one unexpected Slam winner in 2011.
CNN's Brian Byrnes reports on the long awaited comeback of Juan Martin Del Potro from a wrist injury.
Juan Martin Del Potro is confident he can return to his best form in a month after crashing to a 6-3 6-0 defeat against Spain's Feliciano Lopez in the first round of the Japan Open.
Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro made a disappointing comeback from injury at the Thailand Open in Bangkok on Tuesday, where he was defeated 7-6 6-4 by Olivier Rochus of Belgium in the opening round.
Juan Martin Del Potro has confirmed that he will not defend his U.S. Open title in New York, following women's No. 1 Serena Williams in withdrawing from the final tennis Grand Slam of the season.
Juan Martin Del Potro has begun training again, raising hopes he may be fit to defend his U.S Open title at Flushing Meadows later this month.
U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro has denied rumors that he is practising again following his recent wrist surgery, in comments that make it clear he is unlikely to be fit enough to defend his Flushing Meadows title in September.
I dreamed last night I was some sort of amoeba, capable of splitting myself into independently functioning pieces. Some difficulties arose -- it took me two hours to decide between trail mix and Froot Loops -- but there was one enormous benefit. For the first time, I was able to stay in touch with the men's tennis tour.
U.S. Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro was sent crashing from Australian Open by 14th seed Marin Cilic of Croatia in a marathon five-set match in Melbourne on Sunday.
It's Saturday. It's Sunday. It's April. Regardless of what time it is in your precinct, here in Melbourne we're halfway through with our first major. Which means it's time for our 2010 Australian Open midterm grades
Roger Federer booked his place in the last 16 of the Australian Open after a routine straight sets win over Spain's Albert Montanes on Saturday to set up a match with home favourite Lleyton Hewitt.
Nikolay Davydenko produced a ruthless display to beat U.S. Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro in straight sets to win the ATP World Tour Finals in London on Sunday.
Nikolay Davydenko stunned world No. 1 Roger Federer with a 6-2 4-6 7-5 victory in the semifinals of the ATP World Tour Finals in London on Saturday.
Juan Martin del Potro ended Andy Murray's hopes of progressing to the semifinals of the ATP World Tour Finals with a 6-2 6-7 6-3 victory over Roger Federer at the O2 Arena in London.
U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro kept alive his challenge at the ATP World Tour Finals in London with a nervy 6-4 3-6 7-6 victory over Fernando Verdasco on Tuesday.
World number one Roger Federer had to battle from a set down to beat Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 4-6 7-5 6-1 in their Group A opener at the ATP Tour Finals in London on Sunday night.
Roger Federer will face U.S. Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro, home hope Andy Murray and Spain's Fernando Verdasco in the tougher of the two round robin groups for the ATP World Tour finals in London next week.
Top seed Roger Federer crashed out of the Paris Masters as a tearful Jean Benneteau produced a sublime performance to beat him 3-6 7-6 6-4.
Former world number one Rafael Nadal beat James Blake in an entertaining three-setter but newly-crowned U.S. Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro exited the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday.
Fourth seed Andy Roddick limped out of the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday after being forced to concede his opening match against Stanislas Wawrinka due to a knee problem.
Roger Federer has been hit with a $1,500 fine for swearing at the umpire during his shock U.S. Open final defeat to Juan Martin Del Potro.
I feel as though tennis has never been so popular. Lead segments on the news, hot topics in the blogosphere, hundreds of questions rolling in here. Were it not for Kanye West, we might have even had the president weighing in on Serena-gate. We may as well ride the wave with a quick post-U.S. Open mailbag.
Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro has told CNN that beating world number one Roger Federer to win the men's U.S. Open title at Flushing Meadows was a "dream come true."
CNN's Mark McKay talks to Juan Martin del Potro who upset Roger Federer to win the U.S. Open men's championship.
The man who dethroned Roger Federer brings a fascinating background to the tennis world
Sixth seed Juan Martin Del Potro, in his first Grand Slam final, stunned defending champion and top seed Roger Federer to take the men's singles title at the U.S. Open in New York.
NEW YORK -- The U.S. Open felt like two separate tournaments. The first was an exciting, spirited 10-day party, played amid ideal conditions. The second was a soggy circus. But in the end, the sun came back out and we were treated to some compelling finals. Herewith, some scattered observations and opinions:
NEW YORK -- SI.com caught up with Sports Illustrated senior writer Jon Wertheim after Juan Martin del Potro defeated Roger Federer to win the U.S. Open men's final 3-6, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2.
SI.com caught up with Sports Illustrated senior writer S.L. Price, who is covering the U.S. Open in New York, after the men's semifinals Sunday. Top-seeded and five-time defending champion Roger Federer will play sixth-seeded and first-time Grand slam finalist Juan Martin del Potro for the title at 4 p.m. ET Monday.
NEW YORK -- Rafael Nadal's defensive displays can resemble Jackie Chan's in style and improbability. Fans today half expect the magician from Majorca to climb the court's back walls, flip in the air and breezily land line-painting winners.
World number two Andy Murray vowed to make sure his preparations are right for his third-round match in the U.S .Open, after seeing off Chile's Paul Capdeville on Friday.
NEW YORK -- Admiring consistency in the men's bracket, rolling out the red carpet for a rising star and checking your mail on Day 5 ...
History was made last Friday at the Rogers Cup in Montreal, when the world's top eight players took part in the quarterfinals of the same tournament for the first time since the ATP Tour starting the rankings in August 1973.
Andy Murray clinched the No. 2 world ranking in men's tennis despite struggling with his serve in Saturday's semifinal victory over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the Montreal Masters.
Juan Martin Del Potro edged top seed Andy Roddick to successfully defend his Legg Mason Classic title in Washington with a 3-6 7-5 7-6 victory in Sunday's final.
Top seed Andy Roddick and defending champion Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina will face each other in Sunday's final of the Legg Mason Classic in Washington after both players advanced through their semfinals in sweltering heat.
Former champion Lleyton Hewitt is targeting more Wimbledon success after dumping fifth seed Juan Martin Del Potro out in the second round of the men's singles on Thursday.
Second seed Roger Federer stayed on course for a first French Open title after coming from two sets to one down to defeat Argentine Juan Martin del Potro in another five-set epic, securing a place in Sunday's final at Roland Garros.
Andy Murray's title defence at the Madrid Open came to an end late on Friday as he lost his quarterfinal match to Juan Martin Del Potro in straight sets.
Has there been a more fun time in men's tennis than now? Rafael Nadal is definitively on top, Roger Federer is still in the mix with a will to regain his form, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have officially arrived, Juan Martin del Potro is continuing to make strides, and Andy Roddick seems to be right on the verge this season. With variations for surface, there seem to be six players in the mix to some extent for any major tournament right now. Let's hope they all stay healthy. -- Dan, Atlanta
Juan Martin del Potro shocked world number one Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals of the Masters 1000 tournament at Key Biscayne in Florida on Thursday.
Juan Martin del Potro pulled out Sunday's opening reverse singles match of the Davis Cup final for Argentina after failing to recover from a thigh injury.
Russia's Nikolay Davydenko thrashed Argentine Juan Martin del Potro in straight sets to storm into the Masters Cup semifinals in Shanghai on Thursday.
World number three Novak Djokovic qualified for the semifinals of the Masters Cup in Shanghai with a three-set victory over Nikolay Davydenko on Tuesday.
World number one Rafael Nadal of Spain and arch-rival Roger Federer scored straight sets win on Wednesday to reach the third round of the Paris Masters.
Juan Martin del Potro and Andy Roddick scored second round wins at the Paris Masters on Tuesday to boost their hopes of reaching the season-ending Masters Cup.
Juan Martin Del Potro has withdrawn from the Austrian Open in Vienna after suffering from an injury to his right toe.
Juan Martin del Potro reached his first career ATP final, defeating Argentine compatriot Eduardo Schwank 6-2 6-4 in the Mercedes Cup on Saturday to earn a final matchup against Richard Gasquet of France.
French Open champion Rafael Nadal warmed up for Wimbledon on Wednesday with a 6-4 6-4 win over regular victim Juan Martin del Potro in the second round of the Queen's grasscourt tournament.
Chris Guccione gave fans something to cheer after a week of painful setbacks for Australian tennis on Saturday when he reached his first ATP final at the Adelaide International.
Unseeded Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro sent Spanish fifth seed Carlos Moya packing 6-3 6-2 in the first round match of the inaugural Mumbai Open.
Mariano Zabaleta ousted top-seeded Gaston Gaudio from the Mercedes Cup with a 6-4 6-0 victory in Stuttgart on Wednesday.
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