Almagro slowly making his way back

Nicolas Almagro, the former top-10 player, had a heartbreaker of a moment at last year’s French Open when he was forced to retire during his match against Juan Martin del Potro with a knee injury.

He had surgery on his meniscus and made it back for a few tournaments in September. But then, he had more surgery in December.

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Finally, he’s back. 

Almagro got wild cards into two Challengers and then the Bastad qualifying.

He plays his first ATP-level main draw match Tuesday in Gstaad, against fellow wild card Marc-Andre Huesler of Switzerland.

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