Del Potro joins Gasquet, Murray in withdrawing from Australian Open
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2009 US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro is sidelined for the Australian Open due to ongoing knee issues.

The unlucky Argentine is still striving to recover from a kneecap fracture suffered at Queen's Club last June. He joins Richard Gasquet - who is also dealing with a knee problem - Andy Murray, and Kei Nishikori in withdrawing from the men's singles event.

Del Potro, 31, reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open in 2009 and 2012.

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