Juan Martin Del Potro stormed to a 6-4 6-0 first round win over Finlands Jarkko Nieminen at the Rogers Cup on Monday,the Argentine continuing his impressive comeback with the U.S. Open on the horizon.
Del Potro,the 2009 U.S. Open champion,is on the comeback trail after a wrist injury posting a 34-7 record.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga,seeded 13th,was the top ranked player in action. The Frenchman survived a couple of wobbles before knocking out Italian Fabio Fognini 6-4 7-6 (0). Swiss 14th seed Stanislas Wawrinka eased pass Argentine David Nalbandian 6-1 6-4 while Ernests Gulbis,riding the momentum from his win in Los Angeles,rallied past former world number one Juan Carlos Ferrero of Spain.
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