French Open 2018: Juan Martin del Potro to take last-minute call over participation at Roland Garros

Juan Martin del Potro last played 10 days ago at the Rome Masters, where he pulled out of his quarter-final against David Goffin while trailing the Belgian 6-2, 4-5.

AFP May 27, 2018 14:00:57 IST
French Open 2018: Juan Martin del Potro to take last-minute call over participation at Roland Garros

Paris: Juan Martin del Potro said on Saturday he will make a last-minute call on whether or not to play at the French Open as he continues to struggle with a thigh injury.

French Open 2018 Juan Martin del Potro to take lastminute call over participation at Roland Garros

File image of Juan Martin del Potro. Image courtesy: Twitter @MiamiOpen

The Argentinian last played 10 days ago at the Rome Masters, where he pulled out of his quarter-final against David Goffin while trailing the Belgian 6-2, 4-5.

"I'm probably going to play on Tuesday, I have a day and a half left (to be ready), I'm going to see day-to-day," said the world number six.

"I'm making this effort because it's Roland Garros."

The 29-year-old former US Open champion is due to play Frenchman Nicolas Mahut in the first round and is seeded fifth for the tournament which gets underway on Sunday.

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