December 18, 2014
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - David Nalbandian of Argentina
will have surgery next week on his right hip and be sidelined for 3
to 4 months.
He will miss the French Open, Wimbledon and the Davis Cup
quarterfinal against the Czech Republic in July.
Nalbandian was a Wimbledon finalist in 2002, and reached the
French Open semifinals in 2004 and 2006.
He played in last year's Davis Cup final loss to Spain and was
expected to team with Juan Martin del Potro on Argentina's Davis
Cup team. Nalbandian is ranked No. 19.
Nalbandian's spokesman Bernardo Ballero told Argentina's Fox
Sports on Friday that the operation would take place Wednesday in
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