Youthful resolve enough for del Potro

Updated: September 15, 2009, 10:59 AM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Youth will be served. In Roger Federer's case, it probably was inevitable that youth would serve better than he would in a U.S. Open final. Someday arrived on Monday in the form of Juan Martin del Potro.

Scrolling through Federer's championship matchups in Flushing Meadows of the past six years is like watching time-lapse photography. The age gap between him and his opponents widens inexorably, save for the asterisk of 2005, when a 35-year-old Andre Agassi ...

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