Tag Archives: Juan Monaco

Davis Cup: Argentina Reach the QF & Drama Unfolds

Argentina Defeat Germany: The R1 ARG-GER tie was wracked with uncertainty from the start.  First,  DelPo made his big announcement that he would not play DC for all of 2013.  Doubles specialist Edu Schwank’s injury withdrawal added to the troubles, … Continue reading

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DelPo Updates! Tio Toni Visits Argentina, Shows His Toni-ness

DelPo will return to the tour at Vienna, where he reached the final last year.  As expected, he withdrew from the Shanghai Masters, so his next match will take place in a little over a week from now. So far, … Continue reading

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Davis Cup: DelPo Confirms His Participation, Against Doctor & Coach’s Orders

Apologies for the lack of updates recently.  I’d been preparing a “comprehensive fall review” of DelPo’s past year, but haven’t been able to finish things up yet.  I will wait until the Davis Cup weekend is over before finishing up … Continue reading

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Olympics: Vamos, Team Argentina Have Landed in London.

Following a wait, during which the Armada (or rather, Ferru and Feli) took many awesome field-trip like photos of their experience at the London Olympics, Team Argentina have finally congregated: Pico and Nalby are happy munchkins in the cafeteria. DelPo … Continue reading

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Two Cheers for Tandil: Pico Joins DelPo in the Top 10!

Pico won the Hamburg title, defeating veteran Tommy Haas in straight sets, 7-5 6-4.  Last year in Valencia, Pico lost a close final to Marcel Granollers and he was in tears afterwards. This year in Hamburg, Pico finally clinched his … Continue reading

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Roland Garros: What Did DelPo (and Nalby) Ever Do To You?

Observe this scenic photo of Reeshard lounging on his chair, flipping through a magazine. I’d wanted to use that photo as an opening to my very brief analysis of the RG draw.  It would have been nice, as Reeshard actually … Continue reading

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Monte Carlo: Strange Things Afoot, But Then a Happy Ending

This is a very belated and somewhat brief overview of Monte Carlo.  Overall, the tourny had been unfortunate for quite a number of players this year— Charly Berlocq: The Monte Carlo tourny started badly for the Argies, with Carlos Berlocq … Continue reading

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Monte Carlo & Houston: Clay Season Starts

Monaco d. Isner, 6-2 3-6 6-3 The Houston tourny just finished, with Juan Monaco (Pico!) taking a 3-sets win over John Isner (who is now the top-ranked American at no. 9).  The Isner-mania has come to a brief lull, although … Continue reading

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Davis Cup: Draw Ceremony & a Storm Interrupts the Official Dinner

The draw ceremony took place and the ARG-CRO tie will begin in less than 24 hours: A stand-off in this photo between the three giants in the middle I’m convinced Nalby and Edu’s facial expressions have opposing reactions to each … Continue reading

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Photos: DelPo & Pico Start Their Training

DelPo and Pico, who left Miami after his excellent SF run, were seen training at Parque Roca.  More training photos can be found here and here. DelPo shows off his legs as his coach Franco talks to Martin Jaite.  Compare his … Continue reading

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