Mutua Madrid Open, Madrid - Juan Martin Del Potro had a straightforward day out on Stadium 3 today against Alexandr Dolgopolov recording a 6-3, 6-4 victory in front of a full crowd.
The Argentine fired his serves and hit weighty forehands to pull the Ukrainian from side to side throughout their encounter, but after the match, the question everybody wanted to know is if he will play here next year or whether he shares the same sentiments as the top two players in the world, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal?
He responded by admitting that these are the feelings of Nadal about not playing next year and added that ‘it’s more or less the feelings of everyone,’ as he confessed:
Del Potro was happy with his performance in the match.
“They are here to their job [the ATP] as we are here to do our job, which is to play tennis.”
Del Potro has also experienced difficulties with his movement and confidence on the court and with a sad look on his face he said:
“We are all suffering and talkin...