Del Potro: ‘I'm in the fight again with the top guys’

by: Matt Cronin July 03, 2013

AP Photo

Juan Martin Del Potro, who has been consistently battling injuries and illness since winning the 2009 U.S. Open, says that after he beat David Ferrer in the Wimbledon quarterfinals, a lot of things rushed through his head.

“It's my first semifinals here, another semifinals in Grand Slam after couple of years,” he said. “I think I'm in the fight again with the top guys. That is my challenge for the future. And [to] be one of the only four players in this tournament, it means a lot for the future and for myself.”

More Stories

Kentucky resident brings the joys of tennis to local children

Dee Maynard continues her mission to bring tennis to economically challenged communities. 

Australian Open stepping up efforts to prevent match fixing

The tournament will employ two investigative officers on-site. 

Bernard Tomic admits he's 'not the brightest,' sets Top 10 goal

The 24-year-old Australian has fallen to No. 26 in the world.