SHORTCUTS

Vamos David no longer gets updated.
But it still functions like an archive for the last five and a half years of David's career.
You can navigate the site and find posts by using the Blog Archive in the sidebar on the right.
Or you can follow some of the links I have collected here on this page:


2013

David Says Goodbye
- David's final farewell match in Buenos Aires

Adios Córdoba
- the second match, close to David's hometown Unquillo

Last Night in Santiago
- the first of David's three farewell matches

Reviews of the 3 greatest weeks in David's career:
A Look back at... Shanghai 2005

A Look Back at... Paris 2007

A Look Back at... Madrid 2007


David Announces Retirement
- at a press conference on 1 October

Still No News... - Except David Has Become a Father
- the birth of his daughter Sossie

David's Surgery - The Official Version
- about his shoulder and second hip surgery

An Epilogue to a Momentous Victory...
- a review of David's last David Cup tie

David & Horacio Win the Doubles for Argentina
- David's last Davis Cup match and victory in the quarterfinal against France

David Dominates then Disintegrates against Nieminen
- David's last match on the ATP Tour

David Runs out of Steam against Ferrer
- his last match at the Copa Claro

David's week at São Paulo
- from the first-round doubles with Nadal until the final against him

David is Back & Argentina is in the Quarterfinal
- after David and Horacio sealed Argentina's victory over Germany


2012

A Look Back at David's 2012 Season
- recap of the whole year

Davis Cup Drama - A Look Back at the Lost Semifinal
- which took place without David, due to injury

The End of the Streak: David Defeats Haase
- the only match David won that year after the Queen's Club

David: I Don't Want To Be A Robot
- one of the better interviews with David

"It Was A Tough Day..."
- a summary of David's one day at the London Olympics

Goodbye Wimbledon... David Loses to Tipsarevic
- goodbye indeed - it was David's last match at SW19

Queen's Club Final - An Epilogue
- a look back at the notorious incident

David's week at the Queen's Club
- a collection of posts about all matches he played that week

"I wasn't able to take the initiative" - David's Loss to Ungur
- his last match at Roland Garros

A Missed Opportunity... David Loses to Seppi
- in the semifinal at Belgrade

Davis Cup Quarterfinal - Day 2 Review
- after David and Edu beat Croatia's Cilic and Karlovic

Davis Cup Quarterfinal - Day 1 Review
- David's defeat against Cilic

David's week at Indian Wells
- all matches until the quarterfinal loss to Nadal

No Battle This Time - David Loses to David Ferrer
- in the semifinal of the Copa Claro

Davis Cup R1 - Argentina Wrap Up The Tie
- David and Edu seal Argentina's victory over Germany in Bamberg

Davis Cup R1 – Day 1 Review
- David's victory over Florian Mayer

Australian Open R2 - David loses to Isner
- the epic battle with the unfortunate outcome and two further posts about it:

The Challenge Incident
- with chair umpire Kader Nouni &

The Water-Throwing Incident etc.
- with an official after the match

Happy Birthday David & Happy New Year!
- includes a video clip I made on the occasion


2011

A Look Back at David's 2011 Season
- recap of the whole year

They Lost - But as a Team: After Argentina's Defeat
- against Spain in the Davis Cup final in Sevilla

Davis Cup Final Day 2 - Argentina Stays Alive
- after David and Edu's victory in the doubles rubber

Stockholm R2 - David Dispatches Dodig
- the most clinical and impressive match he played that year

Argentina Makes the Davis Cup Final
- by beating the Serbian team in Belgrade

Davis Cup Semifinal Day 1 - Review
- David's excellent match against Troicki

US Open R3: Defeated but on the Right Track - David's Loss to Nadal
- the match after which Nadal collapsed with cramps at the press conference

Hurricane Warning & More on David's Situation
- contains Jorge Viale's long article about David's training and physical problems

A Kingdom for a Serve... David's Loss to Murray
- perhaps the low point of his US hardcourt swing that year

On the Road to... Nowhere?
- after the first-round exit at Washington

Wimbledon R3: Still a Work in Progress - David loses to Federer
- their last meeting on court

David to have 2 Operations today
- hernia and adductor surgery, no clay swing for him that year

Davis Cup R1 vs Romania - Day 1 Review
- David's victory over Ungur despite hernia and adductor tear

"I was empty" - David's Australian Open Retirement
- the price he paid for the hard-fought victory over Hewitt

AO R1: The Battle Epic - David Overcomes Hewitt
- the match of the year

Auckland Final - David vs David Ferrer
- the only final David reached that season


2010

Goodbye 2010 - David loses to Murray
- the last official match of the season (at Paris-Bercy)

Davis Cup SF vs France - Epilogue
- a look back at the lost semifinal in Lyon

The End of the Streak - David loses to Murray
- in the quarterfinal at Toronto

David Continues his Streak at the Masters in Toronto
- first three rounds

David's Week at Washington
- a collection of all posts from the week David won his last title

David vs Youzhny - Review
- review of his decisive win in the Davis Cup quarterfinal against Russia

David's Comeback Match - Review
- the first singles against Davydenko

Au revoir, Monte Carlo - David downed by Djokovic
- quarterfinal exit and another injury

David vs Rafa Review - The Shape of Things to Come
- David's three-set loss to Nadal at Indian Wells

Miami R2 - The Troicki Rematch
- a.k.a. the match/post with the most comments on this blog

Davis Cup Day 3 - David clinches the tie for Argentina
- the glorious end of David's "rescue mission" in Stockholm

Davis Cup - Argentina in the Lead after the Doubles
- David and Horacio's first Davis Cup doubles and surprise victory in Sweden

Comeback Match Part II - The Winner is: David
- his return in Buenos Aires against Potito Starace

David's Comeback Match Part I - Review
- the part before the rain came (for the sake of completeness)


2009

David wins the Copa San Juan Minero
- his first exhibition event after surgery

San Juan: David wins his first Match after the Pause 6-2, 6-1
- against Nicolas Massu

Nalbandian al natural
- a long article and plenty of photos of David in Unquillo

A Review of the First Training
- after surgery; the only time I wrote a review about a training session

The TV Interview - Last Part
- this interview (3 parts) was also among the best with David I ever came across

The TV Interview - Part II
- about the David Cup and a variety of other topics

The TV Interview - Part I
- about his surgery and recovery

¡Mucha suerte!
- the day of David's first hip surgery

A Long Time Coming...
- a look back at his months with the injury

Estoril: Test Failed?
- David's last match before hip surgery

David's Clay Season Starts at Monte Carlo, Lobo Talks of Hip Problems
- the first time anything was heard about David having problems with his hip

Indian Wells: David & Delpo Win First Doubles
- photographical evidence of the unlikely duo

An Unexpected Alliance
- David and Delpo team up for doubles

David Wins Sydney!
- review of his victory over Jarkko Nieminen

Two Pre-Match Interviews
- posted later in a backdated post but this belongs to Sydney 2009: David and Richard Gasquet


2008

The Aftermath
- my defense of David after Mar del Plata, based on what I knew at the time

David & Agustin Lose the Doubles, Spain now in the Lead
- Mar del Plata, part two

David Wins the First Point - But Delpo Loses
- recap of the first day of Mar del Plata

Paris Final: A Defeat with Consequences... 
- after the lost final against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

David through to Paris Semis
- review of David's great match against Andy Murray

David wins Stockholm
- against local favourite Robin Söderling; it was his last indoor title