Argentina punched its ticked to the 2016 Davis Cup final after stunning Great Britain, the defending champion, in the semifinal tie in September in Scotland, Great Britain.
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Leonardo Mayer of Argentina celebrates with his team-mates, including Juan Martin del Potro and Federico Delbonis, after winning his singles match against Dan Evans of Great Britain during day three of the Davis Cup semi final between Great Britain and Argentina at Emirates Arena on September 18, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
The 4-time runner-up will try to win its first trophy when it meets Croatia in an away tie on November 25-27, 2016.
Meet Team Argentina Players:
Juan Martin del Potro
He’s ranked No. 38 but don’t be fooled by this number, which is low due to a career marred by injuries. Reached a career high of No. 4 in January 2010. The 2-time ATP Comeback Player of the Year (2011 and 2016) won U.S. Open in 2009.
Del Poteo was out of commission for almost two years due to a left wrist injury that required multiple surgeries. He took out Djokovic in the first round of the 2016 Olympics in Rio. He has won 19 career titles that include his U.S. Open Grand Slam.
Del Potro has been part of his country’s Davis Cup team since 2007 including this year’s semifinal team, where he defeated the newly minted World No. 1 Andy Murray.
Ranked No. 41. He has 2 career titles including 1 in 2016. He has been part of his nation’s Davis Cup team since 2014. He is 4-3 in Davis Cup rubbers.
Ranked No. 72. Reached a career high of No. 39 in March 2016. He is 3-2 in Davis Cup rubbers.
Ranked No. 137. Reached a career high of No. 58 in September 2015. He has 2 career titles–1 singles title and 1 doubles title. He has been part of the Davis Cup since 2009. He is 13-5 in Davis Cup rubbers.
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