Del Potro Beats Federer at U.S. Open
In his first Grand Slam final, Juan Martin Del Potro defeated Roger Federer to become the new U.S. Open champ
-Margeaux Baulch Klein
20-year old Argentinian tennis player Juan Martin Del Potro defeated 28-year-old Roger Federer in a stunning victory at the U.S. Open on Monday night.
In his first Grand Slam final, the sixth seed Del Potro took the 5-time defending champ in a 5-set match, winning 3-6, 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-2 and effectively ending Federer’s winning-streak.
“I don’t have words to explain,” Del Potro said when asked how winning his first major competition felt. (CNN)