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Del Potro delivers big-boy tennis

Updated: March 28, 2011, 3:01 AM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- The shadows had already encroached on most of the purple center court here early Sunday evening when Juan Martin del Potro formally announced his return to Grand Slam-level tennis.

Robin Soderling, the No. 4-ranked player in the world, had pinned the 22-year-old Argentine deep into the corner and forced a defensive backhand. Soderling whipped another heavy forehand, cross court, and the point appeared to be over. Del Potro, closing ground with the impossibly ...

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