Juan Martin del Potro joins Rafael Nadal in impressive Mexican Open line-up
Juan Martin del Potro will return to Acapulco to defend his Mexican Open title with Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev also in the draw.
Following a four-month layoff due to a knee injury, world No 4 Del Potro made his return to competitive tennis at the Delray Beach Open on Tuesday.
And he will continue his comeback next week after accepting a wildcard for the outdoor hard-court event in Mexico.
“Juan Martin del Potro has received the last wildcard available to join the main draw,” tournament director Raul Zurutuza said in a statement.
He added: “He has been determined to defend his title and has shown great progress at the Delray Beach Open.”
Two-time Mexico Open winner and 17-time Grand Slam champion Nadal, world No 3 Zverev and American John Isner have also confirmed their participation in the event that takes place from February 25 to March 2.
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