Tag Archives: Rafael Nadal

Indian Wells: DelPo Misses Out on the Indian Wells Title

It was an exciting and competitively fought final, but Rafa emerged the victor as he won Indian Wells by defeating DelPo, 4-6 6-3 6-4. While both players went through their patches of error-ridden play, it was nevertheless an entertaining final … Continue reading

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Indian Wells: DelPo Upsets the Apple Cart & Reaches His 2nd Career Masters Final

After a 2h50m match, DelPo came back from a set down to defeat world no. 1 Djokovic, 4-6 6-4 6-4. In the final, he will face Rafael Nadal, who defeated Berdych in straight sets (6-4 7-5).  Just like the Paris … Continue reading

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Indian Wells: DelPo Gets His First Win Over Murray on Hard Courts, Advances to the SF

DelPo defeated Murray, 6-7(4) 6-3 6-1 to advance to the SF at Indian Wells.  They played a 2.5 hour match in torrid conditions, as temperatures reached 35 Celsius. Of the 4 men’s QF at IW this year, DelPo-Muzz was the … Continue reading

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Indian Wells: Habemus DelPuzzard (et Fedal)

On the day the Catholic Church announced their election of Pope Francis (an Argentinean),  DelPo beat Haas to set up a QF with Muzz (who defeated Berlocq) and Fedal overcame tricky opponents to set up a long-awaited reunion. DelPo defeated … Continue reading

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World Tennis Day: DelPo Defeats Rafa in Straight Sets at the MSG Exho

On World Tennis Day, DelPo Rings the Opening Bell at NASDAQ: DelPo was invited to ring the opening bell at NASDAQ in New York.  Shortly before 9:30 AM, he appeared with former tennis player Rennae Stubbs, USTA head Dave Haggerty … Continue reading

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World Tennis Day: DelPo Takes his Cardigan to New York

There are many different ways to wear a grey cardigan.  At the player’s party last week in Dubai, the cardigan was paired over a black tee with dark jeans. One week later, the cardigan is in New York at a … Continue reading

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Day of the Innocents

Yesterday was El Dia de los Inocentes in Spain, which is the equivalent of April Fool’s Day.  Many top Spanish athletes took to Twitter to fool their followers.  Unfortunately, one top Spanish athlete was not in a joking mood: Rafa … 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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Funnies: DelPo in Exho Mode

Looking ahead, DelPo will be playing two exho matches during the off-season and he has one scheduled for March next year at Madison Square Garden. First, the Tigre exho with Fed (they play two matches) in Argentina takes place on … Continue reading

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Cincinnati: Twists & Turns, Now a QF

Apologies for not updating more frequently — I’m away this week and I don’t have constant access to the Internet.  I’ve just been catching up on DelPo and tennis news overall, and am surprised by all the twists and turns … Continue reading

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