Ranked Rafael Nadal wary of 'Top Player' Del Potro

Ranked Rafael Nadal wary of 'Top Player' Del Potro

Ranked Rafael Nadal wary of 'Top Player' Del Potro

Between points, the 6-6 del Potro was stalking the baseline, while the muscular, caffeinated Nadal was fidgeting, bouncing on his toes.

World No 1 Rafael Nadal, nagged for years by knee injuries but enjoying a stellar season, already has a prize more treasured than another Grand Slam title - a healthy campaign chasing them.

Nadal's play was exquisite those last three sets against Del Potro, a player so risky that his forehand is now associated with Thor's Hammer. Juan Martin del Potro prevented it once and can do it again.

"If I play at my best level, I believe I'm going to have my chances against everybody". "If you let him play from good positions with his forehand, you are dead, because he plays super-aggressive, hitting so hard".

Del Potro, on his part, hopes to be at the prime of his physical fitness during the match. Warned by some specialists at the end of last year he would need hip surgery and possibly a year out of the sport, he overcame an edgy start to power through to the final. I am in a good round. "But it's not the case at this moment", said Del Potro.

"He's a lefty, so he has a chance to find easily my backhand".

He then went on to beat Federer in a five-set thriller in the final to lift his only grand slam title.Del Potro has charmed the NY crowd with his inspired run highlighted by a fourth round comeback from two sets down to topple sixth seed Dominic Thiem. Wrist injuries have put a damper on Del Porto's career.

Talking about his opponent on Sunday, Nadal said that he will not underestimate his opponent. It will be obviously the favorite to win against Anderson, a tennis inexperienced who will be participating in his first final in a major tournament.

Now he takes on a man who has never been past the quarter-finals in a grand slam, Kevin Anderson of South Africa.

Ever since the US Open draws were announced fans, analysts, tennis lovers and even for say Roger Federer - have been eagerly waiting for the two to face each other for the first time in NY. It's been a tough tournament throughout. With a cable provider's login, you will be able to watch the match on WatchESPN.

He ended with authority at the attractive course of Del Potro, impressive victor in the quarter-finals of the big favorite, the Swiss Roger Federer. Once you have logged into your Cable provider, you will be able to watch the entire match for free!

"I was exhausted after the Thiem match, the Roger match".

I've been sent out of college, with honors and such, on the search for the American Dream.

"And then, I don't know the statistics, I didn't see it, but I don't feel I make many mistakes after that first set, and I really hit good winners".

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