The Argentine re-fractured his kneecap during the Queen’s Club Championships in June in the latest setback to his injury-plagued career.
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The International Tennis Federation has announced a couple of tweaks to the tennis formats for next year’s 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
Defending champion Juan Martin del Potro has withdrawn from the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells with a knee injury.
“It’s frustrating for me not to be able to compete in London,” Del Potro, who last played in the event in 2013 since when he has been plagued by injuries, said in an ATP statement
World number one Rafael Nadal on Wednesday pulled out of tournaments in Beijing and Shanghai due to the right knee injury that forced him to retire from the US Open.
Djokovic, playing in his eighth final in New York and already the champion in 2011 and 2015, is now just three Slams behind Rafael Nadal and six back from the all-time record 20 held by Roger Federer
Novak Djokovic heads into his US Open final clash with Juan Martin del Potro on Sunday knowing he faces an immense challenge if he is to add to his growing repertoire of grand slam triumphs.
Third seed Del Potro, the champion in 2009, was 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 ahead when Nadal retired.
Nadal won 40 percent of his first serves in the opener as he struggled with the high humidity on Arthur Ashe Stadium court, with Thiem becoming the first player to ‘bagel’ the Spaniard at Flushing Meadows since Andy Roddick 14 years ago.
Serena Williams shrugged off a shaky start to beat Czech Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 6-3 to make the US Open semi-finals for the 12th time in her stellar tennis career.
The former world number one and 2012 US Open champion, who is still working his way back from hip surgery and had earlier downplayed his chances, battled Verdasco for nearly three hours and 30 minutes.
Roger Federer heads to the US Open as third favorite behind longtime rivals Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal after a season that has nose-dived since he won the Australian Open at the start of the year.
Third seed Juan Martin del Potro was forced to withdraw prior to his opening match at the Toronto Masters on Wednesday due to a left wrist injury.
Novak Djokovic has defeated Kei Nishikori in four sets this afternoon to remain on course for a fourth Wimbledon title in seven years.
The 29-year-old powerhouse’s eighth successive defeat of Cilic set up a clash with 10-times champion Rafael Nadal.
Del Potro, who claimed the Indian Wells title earlier this month, fed off the energy of a raucous crowd that was firmly behind the Argentine, wearing down the 20th-seeded Canadian in a match lasting almost three hours.
With defending champion Federer and six-times Miami Open winner Novak Djokovic exiting early, the likes of second seed Maric Cilic, Grigor Dimitrov (3) and Indian Wells winner Juan Martin del Potro (5) will all fancy their chances over the coming week.
Del Potro spent a number of years trying to salvage his career at the top of the sport having undergone three operations on the wrist, but the Argentine enjoyed an excellent week in California before recording a three-set victory over Roger Federer in the final.
In the close to three-hour thriller, the two players kept the audience on tenterhooks, as Federer came from one set down to level scores in a tie breaker.
Federer’s win thus sets up a final showdown on Sunday with Juan Martin del Potro who cruised to a 6-2 6-3 win over Milos Raonic.