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  1. Bum wrist has del Potro down again

    Peter Bodo

    Juan Martin del Potro, the 2009 U.S. Open champion, is giving American Brian Baker a strong run for the title of Unluckiest ATP Pro. That's a particularly stinging loss for the game because unlike Baker, Delpo is an established, elite player -- and o...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  2. Juan Martin del Potro this close to stardom

    Peter Bodo

    Although some tennis fans might like to hunt down Juan Martin del Potro and fling him off a bridge for getting in the way of yet another clash between ATP No. 1 Rafael Nadal and No. 2 Novak Djokovic, it would be a mistake to write off the hulking, sh...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  3. Tennis - Long hiatus re-energizes Rafael Nadal

    Peter Bodo

    If Rafael Nadal was this good could following a knee injury, just imagine if he'd come back from a broken leg.

    Blog | Conversation | March 18, 2013
  4. So far, so good for Rafael Nadal

    Peter Bodo

    Since his return to the tour, Rafael Nadal is 12-1, has won two titles and has spent quite a bit of time trying to defuse expectations that he's back to 100 percent, Peter Bodo writes.

    Blog | Conversation | March 03, 2013
  5. Tennis - The extremes of Andy Roddick in 2012

    Peter Bodo

    Yes, we know you, the tennis junkies out there, know the best matches of 2012, but do you recall the top stinkers? Pete Bodo sure does.

    Blog | Conversation | December 03, 2012
  6. And the Player of the Year goes to ...

    Peter Bodo

    It seemed like a real buzzkill when Roger Federer lost the Basel final to Juan Martin del Potro a few weeks ago and then promptly pulled out of the Paris Masters 1000 event. In the span of 24 hours, dreams of an unlikely -- but not impossible -- batt...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  7. Tennis - Who is your Player of Year -- Novak Djokovic, Roger Fede...

    Peter Bodo

    Yes, Novak Djokovic is your top-ranked player, but is he the Player of the Year? The World Tour Finals might decide.

    Blog | Conversation | November 09, 2012
  8. Argentina's hopes dashed once again

    Peter Bodo

    Davis Cup ties, even semifinals, tend to pass under the radar for all but the most devout of fans when they're played just a week after the final and most enervating Grand Slam event, the U.S. Open. Juan Martin del Potro, Juan Monaco, David Nal...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  9. Tennis - Argentina's hopes dashed once again in Davis Cup

    Peter Bodo

    Leave it to the tennis-rich nation of Argentina to find new ways to not win a Davis Cup championship.

    Blog | Conversation | September 18, 2012
  10. Tennis - Potentially hazardous matches for seeds

    Peter Bodo

    Here are the dark horses (hello, two-time champ Venus Williams) who could wreak havoc.

    Blog | Conversation | August 26, 2012
  11. Here comes Juan Martin del Potro

    Peter Bodo

    The Madrid combined event started this weekend, opening the floodgates to what probably will be a sea (blue being the color on everyone's mind these days) of big matches and big events in the coming weeks. This past week was the lull before the...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  12. Azarenka, Raonic capped an interesting weekend

    Peter Bodo

    Victoria Azarenka, Milos Raonic and Roger Federer capped a very interesting weekend for the tennis world, Peter Bodo writes

    Blog | Conversation | February 20, 2012
  13. Why Juan Martin del Potro is the X factor

    Peter Bodo

    Every once in a while, you get an X factor in tennis, a circumstance or individual who might unexpectedly have an enormous impact on the status quo or force the obvious script to go awry. A change of surface at a tournament, a rainout, the switch to...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  14. Tennis - Why Juan Martin del Potro is the X-factor

    Peter Bodo

    David Cup final. Chase for the year-enders. The resurgent Juan Martin del Potro has a lot on his plate, and don't expect the big man to back down.

    Blog | Conversation | October 21, 2011
  15. Watch out for big man Juan Martin del Potro

    Peter Bodo

    You know you've got heft, and not just in your waistline, when everyone knows that you're the person who's called -- rather than merely described as -- "The Big Man." Clarence Clemons, late saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen's E St...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  16. Can del Potro defend his U.S. Open title?

    Peter Bodo

    Call Juan Martin del Potro the X factor for the upcoming U.S. Open. He's the defending champ, and the guy who first demonstrated that if you play a sufficiently big, physical game, you can take down the Roger Federers and Rafael Nadals of this w...

    Blog | July 23, 2010