Juan Martin del Potro

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Wimbledon: Nadal Injured, but Not Out

Source: Rafael Nadal feeling left foot pain after win, still playing

(Newser) - A person with knowledge of the medical test results says that Rafael Nadal is not seriously injured, and is expected to play in the Wimbledon quarterfinals. The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because Nadal has not yet released a statement to the media, said today, "the MRI... More »

So Who Is This Juan Martin del Potro?

(Newser) - You may not have known Juan Martin del Potro's name before last night, but after besting Roger Federer to take the US Open, you're likely to hear it again. People dishes five facts about the 20-year-old Argentine.
  1. He's a giant: At 6'6", compared to Federer's 6'1", he's the tallest Grand
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Del Potro Dethrones Federer

Argentine, 20, ends Swiss star's run at five

(Newser) - Juan Martin del Potro dethroned five-time defending US Open champ Roger Federer today, the New York Times reports, earning his first Grand Slam title with a 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4, 7-6 (4), 6-2 victory. Del Potro, a 20-year-old from Argentina, had never beaten Federer, the 28-year-old Swiss who has won... More »

Federer Sweeps Djokovic, Goes to Final

(Newser) - Roger Federer has moved one victory away from his sixth straight US Open title with a 7-6 (3), 7-5, 7-5 victory over Serbia's Novak Djokovic. The world's top-ranked player punctuated the victory today with a winner, hit backward between his legs, to set up match point. Federer won his 40th... More »

Del Potro Routs Nadal for First Grand Slam Final

Nadal admits strained abdomen hampered play

(Newser) - Rafael Nadal looked lost, swallowed up by the huge serves and crushing forehands coming at him from the 6-foot-6 opponent across the net. That was Juan Martin del Potro, who made his first Grand Slam final, handing Nadal a 6-2, 6-2, 6-2 loss today at the US Open—the worst... More »

Federer Earns Final, Will Face No. 23 Seed

(Newser) - Striving to complete a career Grand Slam, sentimental favorite Roger Federer came from behind twice in the semifinals to beat big-serving Juan Martin del Potro 3-6, 7-6 (2), 2-6, 6-1, 6-4 in a French Open semifinal today in Paris. Playing in his fourth consecutive Roland Garros final, Federer will try... More »

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