Del Potro ready for Federer test?
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.
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2009 U.S. Open
Women's singles: Kim Clijsters, Belgium
Juan Martin del Potro, Argentina
Men's doubles: Lukas Dlouhy, Czech Republic and Leander Paes, India
Women's doubles: Serena and Venus Williams, United States
Mixed doubles: Carly Gullickson and Travis Parrott, United States
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