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Hewitt chops Del Potro down to size

Updated: June 25, 2009, 5:01 PM ET
By Ravi Ubha, ESPN.com

WIMBLEDON, England -- Juan Martin Del Potro, the towering, heavyweight ball striker from Argentina, was making so much progress.

Here he was, in 2009, knocking off Rafael Nadal at the glitzy Sony Ericsson Open in Miami, smiting versatile Scot Andy Murray at the Madrid Masters and striking fear into Roger Federer at the French Open. This after Federer dismantled a dispirited Del Potro at the Australian Open.

The youngest player in the top 10, at 20 years and roughly nine ...

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