GIF: Del Potro Shanks Forehand, Turns to Linesperson for Comfort

During his five set loss to Jeremy Chardy, Juan Martin del Potro shanked a forehand on an important point. He was very upset about this, so he turned to a nearby linesperson for comfort.

Del Potro Hugs Linesperson

Amy can be spotted on a tennis court in the Philadelphia area, shanking backhand volleys.

One Response

  1. Ophelia
    Ophelia January 19, 2013 at 3:21 am |

    Aw. What makes this scene especially sad is that you get the sense that unlike with Djokovic, whose hangdog expressions are usually the cue for him to kick into a new gear, del Potro’s were quite genuine and he couldn’t pull himself out of the mire he was submerged in.

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