Del Potro again fractures right kneecap

(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) Juan Martin del Potro's team says the Argentine player will undergo surgery for a fractured kneecap.

The injury forced the 12th-ranked Del Potro to withdraw from the Queen's Club grass-court event on Wednesday.

Del Potro beat Denis Shapovalov 7-5, 6-4 in the first round, but finished the match with pain and swelling in his right knee after slipping near the net in the second set.

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