The finish of Juan Martin del Potro’s profession appears to be approaching. Invited to take part in the Rio event, the Argentinian had to decline, as introduced by the organizers. Before his elimination on the Buenos Aires event, the Argentine had raised the potential for retiring.
Argentinian Juan Martin del Potro is not going to play the Rio event subsequent week, organizers introduced on Friday, a bundle that might prefigure the official announcement of the top of his injury-ridden profession. “Unfortunately, Juan Martin del Potro will not be playing the Rio Open (…) We wish him a lot of success for his future, the doors of the tournament will always be open to him”, can we learn on the official account of the ATP 500 event from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Juan Martin Del Potro, 33, made his large comeback Tuesday on the Buenos Aires event, in entrance of his residence crowd, after nearly three years of absence due to a severe knee harm. A return marked by a defeat in two units 6-1, 6-3 in the first spherical towards his compatriot Federico Delbonis (N.42 in the world).
“I’m putting tennis on the back burner until my leg is better. If it works, I’ll put other cards on the table,” the previous world No.3 stated after the defeat. including that he had “no certainty about Rio” the place he had an invite.
“We may never see each other again”
“Today I gave everything I had, until the last point. I’m happy because my last match, probably, took place on a court and not giving a press conference”, had he launched to the general public after his defeat. “We may never see each other again,” Delpo added with tears in his eyes.
His statements, adopted by his bundle for Rio de Janeiro, look very very similar to a retirement that doesn’t imply his title. Although for now, del Potro has but to formally utter the phrase.
The 1.98m colossus, nicknamed “The tower of Tandil”, has a Grand Slam title to his title on the 2019 US Open the place he beat Rafael Nadal in the semi-final then Roger Federer in the ultimate. He additionally received the Davis Cup in 2016 with Argentina, in addition to two Olympic medals, silver at Rio-2016 and bronze at London-2012.