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Argentine Del Potro announces a fracture in his right knee

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Argentine Del Potro announces a fracture in his right knee
Image via Sky Sports


The Argentine tennis player Juan Martin Del Potro, number 4 in the world ranking, announced on Sunday through a statement that he suffered a fracture in the kneecap of the right leg, product of a blow during the Masters’ tournament in Shanghai.


“It’s a very difficult moment. I feel very sad, it’s a hard blow that leaves me without strength,” said the Argentine.


“It’s very difficult for me to be in recovery again, I didn’t expect it,” added “Delpo,” who returned to the top of the ranking after four wrist surgeries and falling to 1,045.


According to the statement delivered by his team, the 30 year old tennis player uses a splint in the area while doing the rest indicated by the doctors.


“In the next few days they will evaluate the deadlines for the return to activity,” the report said.


However, because of the type of injury, the Argentine may miss the rest of the season, including the London Masters that will begin on November 11 and where the eight best of the year will participate, told Reuters a source of the tennis team.


Del Potro suffered the injury on Thursday in the match against Borna Coric, by the eighth of final of the tournament in Shanghai, after falling and hit his right knee.

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