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Juan Martin Del Potro denies he committed tax evasion

Juan Martin Del Potro denies he committed tax evasion Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Juan Martin Del Potro denies he committed tax evasion in his native Argentina, a spokesman told the Associated Press.

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The Argentine newspaper Perfil reported on Sunday that authorities were investigating Del Potro for possible tax evasion. The investigation reportedly concerns his 2010 tournament winnings.

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Del Potro has not played since undergoing wrist surgery in March. He pulled out of the U.S. Open last week. 

The 25-year-old won the U.S. Open in 2009, his only career Grand Slam victory. He is currently ranked No. 13 in the world.

- Dan Gartland

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