Live Scores
Log In    Join 1 Click
Find City 
Zip Code is for US and Canada  
No1 online tennis club
  Lost password
Australian Open - Melbourne  Melbourne
Australian Open - Melbourne  Melbourne
Godlike Federer reaches the Australian Open semi
Kyrgios loses to Seppi after squandering a 2-0 set lead and a M ...
ABSURD. Italian player disqualified for hitting ballkid
  1 Comment
Even if I lost I would have been happy. FEDERER
Deaf player 1 step from qualifying to the Australian Open
Konta wins the title in Sydney
Del Potro may skip the Australian Open for fitness concerns
Del Potro may skip the Australian Open for fitness concerns
20-Dec-16 Mark Hall 

Delpo is not sure he will compete during the Australian summer


Bad news from Juan Martin Del Potro.

The Argentine had a fantastic comeback in 2016 after he grabbed an unexpected silver medal in Rio, he won his first tournament in two years in Stockholm and, more important, he won the Davis Cup.

This feat doesn’t mean that Juan Martin is out of the woods with his fitness. Now ranked no. 38, Delpo doesn’t expect to improve his rankings in January as he has doubts about his fitness to probably skip the tournament in Auckland and, worse of all, the Australian Open.

Why I may miss the Australian Summer

During a recent interview, Juan Martin commented

“If I played these two tournaments, I lose time to practice. I would prefer to stop now and not skip other tournaments in other times.

Tennis waited for me for two years, and Australian Open can wait for me for another year. But I also know that it's a very important tournament and that if it goes well, you can jump in the rankings and be okay for the rest of the season.”

Juan Martin said that he is also not sure if he will play the Davis Cup against Italy in Buenos Aires scheduled the 3rd of February.

“I will play where I feel well. Against Italy, we will play on clay, a surface where I struggle. However, we still didn't decide what to do, when we will be calmer, we will plan the schedule as well as possible. In 2017, I want to be healthy and to know that I am calm because we won Davis Cup,”

Free Tennis Lessons 

Is Del Potro still in trouble?





Australian Open   Del Potro   Injury   Del Potro Injury  
 Follow us on Facebook -
 Follow us on Twitter -  
  Reply to this News  
Not playing the Austrlian Open? I do not think he is serious
 Reply 22-Dec-2016
There is definitely something in there. I mean he certainly had enough time to practice during the off-season, I do not think he is so desperately in need of another month to lose the Australian Open. Either he is injured or he is finding an excuse not to play in Auckland and the Davis Cup.
 Reply 21-Dec-2016
  +Add Your Voice
23508 engaged   
Del Potro News
News and Results alerts Del Potro
Juan Martin Del Potro   Ranking History
Tennis Two Handed Backhand Technique | Rotation  
Tennis Two Handed Backhand Technique | Rotation
Tennis Serve Lesson | 5 Steps To A Great WTA Serve  
Tennis Serve Lesson | 5 Steps To A Great WTA Serve
Novak Djokovic Return of Serve Analysis  
Novak Djokovic Return of Serve Analysis
See All
Become a
Become a contributor  

Promote your blog ---> We will help you to spread you words.

Become a contributor and join the Tennis Tonic Team!!!!

Ask to become a contributor
 Become a contributor
 Latest Discussions
  What about a Federer Nadal final? I think that if Rafa ...
  That`s Roger at his best. I bet on him for the title!
  Probably in Australia they are so exasperated by Kyrgio...
  This is so silly, how can you dq a player for that?
  Federer the G.O.A.T. He looked like Fed from 2001-2009
See All
Recently Viewed
Juan Martin Del Potro

News and Results alerts Juan Martin Del Potro

Receive News

Receive Scores
..  By following you agree to Terms

News and Results alerts 

Receive News

Receive Scores
..  By following you agree to Terms
Receive News and Videos about Del Potro

..  By following you agree to Terms
Please complete

On Submit you agree with Terms
About Us News | Advertise with Tennis Tonic | Term of Use | Privacy | Links | Contact Us | Feedback
Ask a Question to Tennis Tonic Close 
I am a :
Name :  
Email :
Question :
Verification Code : *