Juan Martín del Potro announced that he begins the rehabilitation process after undergoing surgery in Chicago, United States, for the fourth time in less than three years of the right knee.
“Tell them that in a little while I’m going to my first rehab session and from now on I’m going to put everything in order to be able to play again”, noted ‘La torre de Tandil’, 32, in several stories on his account in Instagram.
Del Porto acknowledged that it is difficult for him to sleep with the orthopedic immobilizer that was placed on his leg. “But I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you very much, from my heart, for all the strength that you send me,” he said.
This is the fourth surgery on the Argentine’s right knee, since he suffered an injury in October 2018. The last had been on August 26, 2020.
What’s more, Delpo He acknowledged that he is not going through “easy weeks”, remembering that since his father died on January 11 last, everything “costs him a lot”. “I felt the force that sends me from above so as not to lower my arms and be able to get ahead of this that for many months has been bringing me headaches. Today the reality is this. I do not want to stop trying,” he added.