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Juan Martin Del Potro's Tennis Equipment & Gear

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Birthday: 9/23/88
Birthplace: Tandil, Argentina
Residence: Tandil, Argentina
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
Weight:214 lbs (83 kg)
Plays: Right Handed, Two-Handed Backhand
Turned Pro: 2005
Coach: Sebastian Prieto
Grand Slam Titles: 1
Instagram: delpotrojuan

Juan Martín del Potro was born in Tandil, Argentina to parents Daniel del Potro, who played semi-professional rugby in Argentina, and Patricia, a teacher. Del Potro began playing tennis at age 5, but his career did not come into sharp focus until he caught the attention of former Italian tennis pro Ugo Colombini who still serves as his agent and close friend. As a junior player he once said his dream was to win a Grand Slam which he did when he defeated Roger Federer at the US Open in 2009. One of Del Potro’s more well-known nicknames is “Enano”, used in a tongue-in-cheek way given that he is so tall. He was named Argentina's Sportsman of the Year in 2009 and 2016, as well as ATP Comeback Player of the Year in 2011 and 2016. He enjoys playing football, fishing and cooking Argentinean BBQ.



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