World No 5 Del Potro to miss Australian Open


Juan Martin del Potro injured his knee at the Shanghai Masters in October

World number five Juan Martin del Potro will miss the Australian Open in January as he continues his recovery from a fractured kneecap.

The Argentine, 30, sustained the injury in a heavy fall at the Shanghai Masters in October.

“Recovery is going great and I will tell you later where I will be making my comeback,” the 2009 US Open champion said on social media.