Del Potro beat his knee and Nishioka to pass the round

Juan Martín Del Potro today overcame the pain in his right knee, which kept him out of the field for several months, and he won 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7 (5) and 6-2 at Japanese Yoshihito Nishioka.


Juan Martín Del Potro today overcame the pain in his right knee, which kept him out of the field for several months, and he beat 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7 (5) and 6-2 Japanese Yoshihito Nishioka to advance to the third round of Roland Garros.

La continuity and the status of the tandilense in the tournament will be from now on more incognito, since in several moments of the match he had to be attended by the doctor after a skating that It was true that Del Potro, ninth in the world ranking, prevailed in 3 hours and 46 minutes before a Nishioka (72º) who only managed to prevail in the moments in which the Argentinean punished with his physical.

When Delpo could have a clear mind, he was firm, powerful and precise, and from there he managed to dominate so as not to have to run over.

After the uncertainty of the first partial, in which resurgence the pain, Delpo was able to get into the game and brought out all his hierarchy to take the two following.

In the fourth was very close, despite the wear, but ended up losing a tight tie break in which he managed to lift one of the two set points against he had.

Lego the defining set and Del Potro was still taking pills to relieve pain, but quickly managed to break the service of Nishioka to take an advantage that did not lose until the end. It is more, then stretched with another break.

In the next instance, the Australian awaits Jordan Thompson (69th), who beat the Croatian Ivo Karlovic (94th) by 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 (2) and 6-3.



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