Juan Martin del Potro announced that be ending his career after playing his last tournament at his home in Argentina. The 2009 US Open champion and a legend of the game decided to put an end to end his career following major problems with his knee.
del Potro has been suffering from problems in his knee for a long time now and he has finally decided that he has no option but to stop playing tennis. His fans were expecting the Argentinian to make a comeback yet again but the condition of the knee turned out to be much more precarious than people were imagining.
However, he still has the opportunity of ending his career in his home country. del Potro will be playing the Argentina Open a tournament that he has never won in his career. Nevertheless, del Potro did share a really heartwarming moment with one of the ball boys at the Argentina Open
Juan Martin del Potro shares a heartwarming moment with a young kid
Juan Martin del Potro has been one of the most humbling personalities in tennis on and off the court. He has shown what true sportsmanship looks like.
While playing at the Argentina Open he encountered a really young ball boy and shared a beautiful moment with him. He even gave the young kid one of his wristbands and two tennis balls as souvenirs.
del Potro will be playing his last tournament at the Argentine Open after which he will be retiring from tennis. The 2009 US Open champion decided to retire after his knee injury started to affect his personal life.
According to him, he wasn’t able to do day-to-day mundane activities in his house. This made him realize that he has no option but to put an end to his career. His fans will still be waiting for the legendary player to make a comeback like his counterpart Andy Murray did at the Australian Open in 2022.