New step through the operating room for Juan Martin del Potro, the third time to treat his right knee. The tennis player had traveled to Switzerland two weeks ago to be treated by the same doctor who treated Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka. Finally, Delpo had the surgical intervention in charge of the specialist Roland Biedert in Bern.
Is his This work was performed for the third time on his right knee, which suffered a first kneecap fracture at the Shanghai Masters 1000 in October 2018. He had decided not to have surgery and after a failed return in early 2019 to Delray Beach, he was able to return in the middle of that year. However after a slip on Queen's ATP, his injury worsened.
The first two operations were performed first by Dr. Ángel Cotorro in Spain and seven months later by Dr. Lee Kaplan in Miami. Added to his wrists, It is the seventh operation that Juan Martín goes through.
Del Potro's team statement:
“Juan Martín del Potro underwent surgery this morning on his right knee by the team led by Dr. Roland Biedert in Bern, Switzerland. He will be discharged in the next few days.”
“Del Potro and Biedert had been in contact since January of this year. In recent months, Delpo followed the recommendations of his doctors and He came to demand the knee on a tennis court in Buenos Aires, but the pain in the area never stopped. At their first meeting, Biedert recommended a new operation. It is Delpo's third surgery on his right knee since he sustained the injury in October 2018, at the Shanghai Masters 1000.“.