WATCH: Juan Martin del Potro Closer to His Top Form Ahead of Much-Awaited Comeback

Published 12/29/2021, 5:00 AM EST


Argentine tennis player Juan Martin del Potro was one of the first players to win a Grand Slam title beating Federer and Nadal on the way. Over the years, he has displayed sheer power and zeal into his game that has given the top names a run for their money. 

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Sadly, he has been troubled by a number of injuries during his journey as a tennis player. Juan Martin del Potro has been out of action for more than a couple of seasons due to knee injuries. They have been a constant hindrance in his path. 

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Juan Martin del Potro targeting a return during clay season?

Nonetheless, Juan Martin del Potro has returned to the practice courts a few weeks ago. He has been making steady progress and is targeting a return during the clay swing. In the past few clips of the big Argentine player, one thing common is that he is training on clay courts, which could be a possibility of him targeting a return on the clay.

It is a good sign to see del Potro back on the courts. It is never easy for an athlete to be on the sidelines for so long and not be able to do the thing that they like most. However, things are moving in the right direction for the 33-year-old star. 

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Juan’s last appearance in a Grand Slam event was back in 2019 at the French Open. Prior to that, he had a successful year in 2018. During that year, he was a quarterfinalist at Wimbledon, a semifinalist at Roland Garros, and a finalist at the US Open.

Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina celebrates match point after his First Round Singles Match against Denis Shapovalov of Canada during day Three of the Fever-Tree Championships at Queens Club in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Well, it has been some time since we have seen him in action on the tennis courts in a tournament. Fans can expect to see him compete as the 2022 season goes along. We wish him all the best for his anticipated return.

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Rohan Kollare

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Rohan Kollare is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. Rohan has studied Sports Management and has a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering Tennis and Formula One.

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