US Open - Champion Del Potro out of US Open

Reuters - Sat, 21 Aug 20:48:00 2010

US Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro will be unable to defend his title this month, having been sidelined since January with a wrist injury.

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"I feel extremely sad to announce I will not be able to defend my US Open title," the 21-year-old Argentine told the ATP Tour website.

"Winning in New York last year has been my major accomplishment in tennis and my best memory so far."

The tournament starts on August 30.


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