Del Potro ready for Federer test?

Updated: September 14, 2009, 12:53 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Juan Martin del Potro stood in the middle of Arthur Ashe Stadium and tried to process all the thoughts and emotions coursing through his angular 6-foot-6 body.

"I think," the 20-year-old from Tandil, Argentina, said in a tremulous voice, "this is the best moment of my life."

It goes without saying that his mind-numbing 6-2, 6-2, 6-2 U.S. Open semifinal victory over No. 3 seed Rafael Nadal on Sunday afternoon was the finest of his brief career.

"Yes, ...

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