Juan Martín Del Potro will not finally play the ATP 500 in Rio de Janeiro

Juan Martin del Potroafter being eliminated in the first round of the Argentine Open in view of Frederic Delbonis in what could have marked the end of his sports career, he will not play the ATP 500 Rio de Janeiroin Brazil.

Juan Martin Del Potro unfortunately will not compete in the Rio Open. It was always a dream to have him with us and we were very close to being able to fulfill it”, published the official Twitter account of the Rio de Janeiro tournament. “We wish you much success in the future and we know that the doors of the Rio Open will always be open for you,” they communicated.

Last January 31, the organization of the Brazilian tournament had confirmed the participation of the Tandilense announcing that “the Tower of Tandil plays for the first time the largest tennis tournament in South America between February 12 and 20”.

Del Potro, current 753 in the ATP ranking, played a tennis match again this Tuesday on the central court of the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club after 965 days of inactivity as a result of various injuries.

After the match ended, lost to Delbonis 6-1 and 6-3stated that “my last match was possibly on a court and not in a press conference. I will always remember it, I had planned to go to Rio, but…”, sentenced the former number 3 in the world.

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