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Summertime Sadness

In the span of what seemed a few short hours, several ATP players known for battling various health issues and injuries throughout their careers made headlines on Monday. But it was one who delivered a heartfelt announcement through video that definitely made it a melancholy start to the week. Continue reading

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The Burning Heart of Juan Martin Del Potro

Juan Martin Del Potro is known for winning the 2009 US Open. He’s also known for dealing with severe wrist injuries that have derailed his career. The Argentinian star, made one comeback from such an injury back in 2010. Now he’s making another return to the tour after suffering a similar injury last year. The question is – can he do it again? Continue reading

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Del Potro Confirmed for U.S. Open. For Now.

The United States Tennis Association announced the list of men players granted direct entry into the upcoming 2010 U.S. Open. Along with the expected names of Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Andy Roddick, the biggest surprise was the listing of defending champion Juan Martin Del Potro. Del Potro, who is still out of action from the ATP Tour due to his recovery from wrist surgery, has said several times this spring he is not sure if will play the Grand Slam tournament in favor of a November return to the game. But recent events may have changed all that. Continue reading

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Farmers Classic Boasts Strong Lineup Despite Del Potro Absence.

Although Juan Martin Del Potro was not expected to play at Wimbledon next week, rumors did circulate that the Argentine star was making a faster than expected recovery from wrist surgery and might be able to take part in the U.S. hardcourt season coming up. That does not look to be the case after the Farmers Classic in Los Angeles confirmed today that Del Potro has withdrawn from playing there. Despite this, the tournament boasts an impressive field with a Grand Slam champion and two former champions as well. Continue reading

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LA Tennis Open Welcomes Del Potro, Djokovic and Rest of Tennis World in July.

Querrey Will Defend L.A. Tennis Open

Querrey Will Defend L.A. Title This Year (Cynthia Lum)

The LA Tennis Open Presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is one of the longest running sporting events not just in Southern California but in the entire United States. To put it into context, the first year the Masters golf event was held in 1934 was the LA Tennis Open’s tenth year of operation. During the tournament’s history, many of the game’s greatest players including Rod Laver, Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe, Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi have won the event.

This year current stars, including Juan Martin del Potro, are committed to playing. And with Del Potro’s recent wrist surgery and recovery, Los Angeles could be the first event back for the defending U.S. Open champion. Adjusting the Net recently spoke to the event’s tournament director, Bob Kramer, to find out what fans can expect. Continue reading

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