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Del Potro gets an apology from Zeballos

By Abhimanyu Nagpal    + Follow

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Keywords: Davis Cup | Juanmartin-Delpotro |Horacio-Zeballos
Del Potro gets an apology from Zeballos
Argentine left-hander – Heracio Zeballos, who was part of the Davis Cup team that romped Germany in the first round of the event has apologized to his country’s star player Juan Martin del Potro for a miscommunication that has been blown out by the media.

World No.7 Juan Martin del Potro, who has been missing from action since his early departure at the Australian Open was a subject of a misunderstanding recently. The Argentine was his country’s only medal winner at the London Olympics last year but has opted out of the Davis Cup this year. The Lanky right-hander was the subject of a miscommunication, as a Davis Cup team-mate and World No.73 Horacio Zeballos replied by saying “Who?”, to a question as to whether the absent Juan Martin del Potro had texted the team congratulations after Argentina beat Germany in Davis Cup last weekend.

The southpaw apologized to his compatriot, who is also known as ‘The tower of Mandil’ through his twitter account.

“I was simply absorbed in other thoughts and I did not hear the question and I said 'Who?'” I want to apologize to anyone who was offended by my [press conference], especially del Potro and he knows that I have great respect for him as a great player and many people know that I have always said that if Argentina wants to win Davis [Cup] he has to be on the team. He is a pillar of our sport. It was a mistake because I’m inexperienced in front of the cameras.”

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Posted By Micadavenport,   Posted about 433 days and 20 hours ago

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I don't even know what a southpaw is. And I can't be bothered to google it!

Posted By Nosheel,   Posted about 434 days and 0 hours ago

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Really, you need to stop using 'Southpaw' so often in articles!

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