Agencia EFEDecember 8, 2013 17:46
Buenos Aires, Dec 8 (EFE).- Argentine tennis star Juan Martin del Potro beat Australian veteran Lleyton Hewitt 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) in an exhibition match played at the Gimnasia y Esgrima soccer club's stadium in the city of La Plata.
The 25-year-old Del Potro, the world No. 5, was able to handle the 32-year-old Hewitt, a former world No. 1 and two-time Grand Slam winner, before 15,000 tennis fans on Saturday.
Fans expressed their support for Del Potro even though he decided not to play Davis Cup for Argentina next year.