Argentine authorities have opened an investigation into the financial affairs of tennis star Juan Martin del Potro, who is suspected of tax evasion, officials said Monday. (Also read: Seeded players feel the US Open heat right away)
"It is true that an investigation over tax evasion has been opened against del Potro," said a judicial source told AFP on condition of anonymity.
In a letter published in Perfil newspaper, the 25-year-old denied the allegations and pledged to cooperate with investigators.
Del Potro, the highest-ranking Argentine player, has been out of action since February because of a wrist injury.