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Del Potro eliminated Opelka and advanced to the quarter-finals of Delray Beach


Juan Martín del Potro It was presented in the second round of the ATP 250 of Delray Beach and eliminated with a 6-4 and 6-4 young person and a dangerous local tennis player Reilly Opelka. Although he does not see everything physically recovered, and is logical for the more than four months of inactivity he was carrying, the Tandilense showed his repertoire and advanced to the quarterfinals of the tournament.

Delpo came to be imposed on two sets about the Japanese Yoshihito Nishioka (72th ranking) in the debut of the contest, which marked his official return after 131 days of recovery after suffering the fracture on his right leg in the match against Borna Coric of the eighth of the final of the Masters 1000 of Shanghai last year.

On the other hand, the 21-year-old North American and 2,11 meters high, is located in the position 56 of the ATP ranking and arrived after being consecrated as a champion in the ATP 250 of New York last week

The "Tower" of 30 years He is fastened in fourth place of the global count, but its main objective focuses on taking care of its physical after spending four months outside of the activity. "I am aware of the process that I am going to live. I do not feel so good and often have to prioritize health", he recognized after the end of the last match that demanded almost two hours of action.

"As we had thought before the tournament, The priority is to be able to walk, to be able to run and go little by little to be able to make a process with firm steps, "he added in those first hours of physical exhaustion.

Meanwhile, he continues with the intention to repeat the title he obtained in those lands in the 2011 when he defeated the Serbian final Janko Tipsarević for a double 6-4. However, its most prominent relationship with this contest happens to be the one who demanded him on his return to the courts in 2016 after his third left doll operation.

It should be noted that the last coronation of the Argentinean was given in March last year when he obtained the first Masters 1000 of his career after surpassing the Swiss Roger Federer for 6-4, 6-7 and 7-6 in the definitive confrontation.

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