“In 2017, I want to enjoy being healthy and knowing that I have the peace of mind,” del Potro said.
Del Potro will miss the Australian Open for the third straight year but he intends to return in February.
Ranked 38, del Potro would have been unseeded at the Australian unless he did very well in Auckland, but regardless he would have been a real threat in Melbourne.
The last time del Potro played all four Slams in the same season was 2012.
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