The Argentinian Juan Martin del Potro He is advancing in the process of recovering from the injury to his right knee that he suffered last June and may go to "the next phase", but the doctors who treat him recommend "not to force" his return to the slopes in October.
Del Potro visited the Mapfre Tennis Medicine Clinic in Barcelona, where he is currently training, to undergo "an exploration, complementary tests and track work under the supervision of Dr. Ángel Ruiz Cotorro", doctor of the Royal Spanish Tennis Federation , the player's press chief, Jorge Viale, reported in a statement.
Del Potro "shows a good evolution in the recovery of his right knee", which will allow him "to continue in the next phase with an intensive program of rehabilitation and rehabilitation," he adds.
Despite the Argentine's improvement, the doctors recommend, "despite his wishes", that he not force himself to reach the Stockholm tournament to be held in October and thus be able to "continue with the suggested plan," the press release highlights. .
Del Potro broke a kneecap in the match against Canadian Denis Shapovalov at the Queen's tournament, exactly the same injury he suffered in 2018 in the match against Borna Coric in the knockout stages of the Mesters 1.000 in Shanghai.