Del Potro on Rafa: Amazing how he’s recovered

by: Matt Cronin | March 17, 2013

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email

Juan Martin del Potro, who lost to Rafael Nadal in the final of Indian Wells, says he is somewhat amazed that the Spaniard could return from knee trouble after seven months off and win three of the four tournaments he’s contested.

“Of course [I’m surprised],” he said. “But I don't know how surprised I am because Rafa can do everything. Not many players can do that. He's very strong mentally. His game is very good, very strong, very solid. He has big talent, as well. His team was working with him every day to be in shape for this tournament after seven months. [But] not many players can do that. Just him or maybe one or two more in the world. But it's amazing how fast he's recovered the level.”

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email

More Stories

Who will follow del Potro's lead in Miami? Our ATP preview and picks

Alexander Zverev, who has won a hard-court Masters before, is due for a big result.

Nicolas Jarry's impressive rise has landed him straight into Miami

The Chilean has cracked the Top 75 and is looking to make a name for himself this week. 

Will Serena find her rhythm in South Beach? Previewing the Miami Open

The WTA's Top 10 establishment will be hoping to rebound from a poor Indian Wells showing.