Juan Martin del Potro He announced on his social media that he hopes to return to the circuit next year. In addition, the Torre de Tandil expressed that if he would do it, it would be special for him to do it in Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro later.
Reviewing the career of the Tandilense, between ATP, Challenger and Olympic Games level, he played 14 competitions in six different countries. And among all of them he could only celebrate in one tournament.
In the Challengers it was where Del Potro played the longest in the South American continent. There he was in Argentina (Buenos Aires 2005), Colombia (Bogotá 2005 and 2006), Ecuador (Quito and Guayaquil 2005), Uruguay (Montevideo 2005) and Brazil (Aracaju, Gramado, Belo Horizonte and Campos Do Jordao 1 2005). Of all of them He could only win in the Uruguayan capital after defeating Flavio Saretta, Fabio Fognini, Santiago Ventura, Máximo González and Boris Pashanski.
On a more professional level, the former world number 3 played the ATP 250 in Buenos Aires with defeat in the first round against Juan Carlos Ferrero (6-2 and 6-4) and the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro 2016. In the Olympic event he reached the final and took the silver medal after losing to Andy Murray. But on the way he left players like Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal initiating a fantastic contest.
That is why the return of Del Potro to the circuit and in South America It would mean great news for tennis in the area because of the hierarchy of the player and so that all fans can have him close again after five years without playing in the territory.