A case of wait and see for Juan Martin del Potro after latest injury

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Juan Martin del Potro disappointed

Juan Martin del Potro faces an anxious wait after he injured his knee during the Shanghai Masters.

The world No 4 took a tumble in the 10th game of the opening set of his third-round clash against Borna Coric, but continued to play after receiving medical attention.

He went on to lose the set 5-7 and then retired.

The former US Open winner underwent scans and is now waiting to discover the extent of the knee injury.

“During the match I had a bad fall. I made a weird movement with the knee and hit the floor very hard. I felt intense pain,” the Argentine said.

“After, I lost the stability and strength on my leg, so not to continue was the best decision. I didn’t want any more risks after that.

“The doctor observed me and told that we need to wait for the examinations results in a few hours. Then we will know how bad it was and how to proceed for the next tournaments.”


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