Juan Martin del Potro to Miss Australian Open 2019 Due to Knee Injury
Juan Martin del Potro | File Image | (Photo Credit: IANS)

Melbourne, Jan 1: Fifth-ranked Juan Martin del Potro will miss the Australian Open as he continues his recovery from a knee injury. "I hope you have a great 2019. Recovery is going great and I will tell you later where I will be making my comeback," the 30-year-old Argentine wrote on Twitter.

"Unfortunately it won't happen in Australia ... but I'm happy with my progress."

The U.S. Open finalist fractured his right kneecap after a fall at the Shanghai Masters in October. The Australian Open begins Jan. 14.

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