Juan Martin Del Potro announced in his Twitter account that he would not participate in the Australian Open, which will begin in January 2019. The Argentinean tennis player took the opportunity to wish everyone good, and in passing left a confirmation of his absence in the tournament. The first Grand Slam tournament of the season.
“The recovery is going very well, I will tell you later which tournament I will be able to return to,” writes Tandilense, who is recovering from a kneecap injury. The Australian Open will be drawn from January 14 to 27, 2019.
On October 11, Del Potro suffered a fracture of the knee cap in his right leg as a result of an accident during a match in the eighth finals of the Shanghai ATP against the Croatian Born Korik. In addition to the absence of Masters, the Argentine player quit playing in the Basel and Paris tournaments. What did he say at the time? "It was a heavy blow that I was hard to assimilate“Today it’s hard for me to see myself out of the Masters and the course, since I couldn’t finish one of the best seasons in my career because of another injury.”