He was for a long time struggling with the pain in his leg.
Medical examinations showed the chronic fracture.
Bartman despite the pain decided to play the final tournament of the Polish Cup.
In the semi-final match, with Zaksa Kędzierzyn-Koźle played from the first whistle, but was often changed by Luciano Bozko.
The second day, in the finals, have only symbolically played half od the first set and than left the court.