Juan Martin Del Potro: There’s No Doubt I Will Play Again, The Only Doubt Is When And Where
by Tom Gainey | November 9th, 2015, 10:05 am
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In a lengthy post last week on the blogging platform medium, Juan Martin del Potro outlined his plan for recovery, vowing that after three surgeries on left his wrist in the last year, he will return to tennis.

“I keep working on my recovery with dedication and determination,” del Potro wrote. “As I wrote in my previous post, it’s a long process. Today I’m following this path of training and wrist rehab, a path that finishes playing competitive tennis. All the effort I’m making since I took the decision of undergoing surgery for the last time will end up in a comeback. The only question mark is the date of my return. There’s no doubt I will play again, the only doubt is when and where.”

Later in the week del Potro revealed that he could be back on court as early as January or February.


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11 Comments for Juan Martin Del Potro: There’s No Doubt I Will Play Again, The Only Doubt Is When And Where

Chrisford1 Says:

I hope we see Juan Martin finding his place back in the sun, once again.
Like Stan, at his best, Delpo could take on anyone and already has a legacy of being a formidable, crowd pleasing exemplar of what is best in pro tennis. Let a new chapter begin, please.


Super Says:

Juan Martin must make some considerable changes to his equipment and his technique in order to prevent such injuries from happening in the future.

The best of luck!


danica Says:

Speedy recovery DelPo!


Gypsy Gal Says:

Could be back in time for January or February,i dont expect him to have instantanious success when he does return as it would all be too soon,but i hope and im wondering if hes targeting the AO for a return,really hope so,all the best Delpo….


calmdownplease Says:

It will take him at least a year to catch up with the tour again, and by that I mean the top 10
NOT the top 3/4.
But I really hope he does it.


Ben Pronin Says:

The guys is 27. When he was missed 2010, the first time his wrist injury took its toll, he was only 21/22. It was bad, but he still had time.

But time is running out. Perhaps he can be like Haas, who after missing so much time played quite well in his early 30s. But Del Po’s game is very different. The very foundation is being able to blast people off the court. It’s harder to sustain that when you’re older. And especially with his wrists being such an issue, what will his game actually look like at this point?

The guy is basically Tracy McGrady. Or Kuerten or Rios. A real shame for the sport to miss out on seeing how high he could have gone.


Gypsy Gal Says:

CDP IMO i even find a top 10 a bit unrealistic after such a long lay of,Andy has struggled after back surgery,and Rafa still hasnt found his best tennis after his appendectomy,will he ever who knows?,those two are still ranked top 5 to their credit,but the difference was they had little time off tour compared to Delpo,i would think a top 20/30 would be more realistic ATM….


calmdownplease Says:

Yup GG
But I wanted to be a bit optimistic
But looking at the Muzz situation it’s hard to do.
His game is quite crash bang wallop however, so he might still pick up better than Andy. Certainly last time out he came back quicker than Andy has.


calmdownplease Says:

In fact & being pessimistic there’s a good chance that all his return will prove is that he has missed the boat completely as it has been a long time indeed.


jane Says:

good luck to jmdp!


Juanita Says:

Can’t wait to see your “poetry in motion” game again, Juan Martin! Stay positive, and stay the course…

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