(May 12, 2016)Juan Martin del Potro, the 2009 U.S. Open champion, will skip Roland Garros to focus on the grass-court season. The currently ranked 229th player on the ATP World Tour made his announcement on Twitter on Thursday.
The Argentine who has been on an off the tour due to wrist surgeries has not played at Roland Garros since 2012. His most recent return to the tour came in February, after almost a year. He last played in Paris in 2012.
A message for you. 😀 pic.twitter.com/2QI8bleIvU
— Juan M. del Potro (@delpotrojuan) May 12, 2016