Posted May 27, 2012 on AP on Fox

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 15: Albert Montanes of Spain plays a forehand in his semi final match against John Isner of the USA during day five of the Heineken Open at the ASB Tennis Centre on January 15, 2010 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)
Juan Martin del Potro advanced to the second round of the French Open despite discomfort in his left knee, beating Albert Montanes 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-1 Sunday. The 2009 U.S. Open champion played with tape on his knee early in the match. The ninth-seeded Del Potro then added wrapping after a massage from a trainer following the second set. Del Potro reached the semifinals at Roland Garros in 2009, but lost to eventual champion Roger Federer in five sets. A few months later, the Argentine defeated Federer in the U.S. Open final.
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