After nearly sweeping the “Sunshine Double” last month, Juan Martin del Potro is taking a break before returning to the courts in May.
The Argentine announced on Social Media he will skip Monte Carlo and play Madrid, Rome and then of course the French Open as his clay schedule.
Currently ranked No. 6, del Potro only has quarterfinal points at Rome (180) and third round points in Paris (90) to defend (total of 270). He is just 515 points behind No. 3 Marin Cilic, a gap he can make up quickly if he does well at any of those events.
Last year, del Potro also played Estoril and Lyon, but he will miss both this season.
Madrid begins on May 6.
Hola a todos! Les comparto mis próximos torneos. Nos vemos pronto!! 🔜 👋
Here’s my schedule for the clay season. See you soon!! pic.twitter.com/kbiboFFadf
— Juan M. del Potro (@delpotrojuan) April 10, 2018
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