David Nalbandian’s compatriot, Juan Martin Del Potro, has admitted that he couldn’t keep his nerves during the crucial times in the semi final match of the Wimbledon Championships.

Del Potro got knocked out of the Wimbledon Championships on Wednesday after suffering a close defeat against the no. 1 player in the world Novak Djokovic.

Although, Del Potro lost the match but, he made Djokovic toil extremely hard for each and every point. He matched the Serbian superstar shot for shot and took the match into the fifth set.

Unfortunately, in the decider, the 8th seed Argentinean panicked a little bit and ended up getting knocked out.

Talking to the reporters in the post match interview, Del Potro said, “I think I played at my very best in this tournament. I defeated some fine players on my way to final 4. Unfortunately, today, things didn’t go my way, but, I am happy with my outing in this tournament.”

“Novak is a world class player and it’s not easy to compete against him at any surface. He played the return shots incredibly well today.”

This was the first time that Del Potro had reached the semi final round of the Wimbledon Championships. He was not the favourite against Djokovic, but, he was expected to give the world no. 1 a tough fight and he did exactly that.

A large part of the crowd was behind Del Potro. They were chanting his name and cheering him up.

When asked about that, Del Potro said, “It was overwhelming to get that kind of support from the crowd. They motivated me and helped me to come back from tough situations. I want to thank all the spectators from the bottom of my heart.”

In the final match, Djokovic will take on the local boy Andy Murray.