He was very worried after the Australian open because he didn't want to make again the same painful PRP treatment he had had during the off-season, but now after making some exams in France, he's more optimistic.
He has a small crack in his hamstring but the doctor says he can come back and play through pain, that's why he thinks about coming back in Marseilles in doubles with Llodra. He has goals, and Llodra esp. relies on him. He wants to avoid the surgery, which he could have to suffer if the pain is too strong and which would leave him out for 4 or 6 months. He says that he played well through pain last year, that's why he's optimistic.