The suspended game of Juan Martin del Potro vsare all set Wednesday night at rain free Arthur Ashe Stadium. The highly anticipated men's fourth-round matchup was suspended because of rain Tuesday night, with the American leading 1-0 in a first-set tiebreaker. Check this page later for del Potro vs Roddick live score updates and highlights.
They were scheduled to resume Wednesday as the second match in Ashe, after the women's quarterfinal matchup ofvs that was also halted Tuesday with Bartoli ahead 4-0.
Andy Roddick trying to stave off retirement against Juan Martin del Potro, surprisingly announced last week that this tournament would be the last of his career. Since then he cruised to the quarterfinals facing No. 7-seeded del Potro who provide more of a challenge for Roddick.
In the first set Roddick came out the aggressor, jumped on 4-2 lead with ace and drop shot points at the net aided with del Potro's backhand error. Seemingly in control, Roddick held for 5-2, saving a break point with backhand winner down the line and forehand passing shot. But Roddick suddenly slowed, and del Potro finally picking up with big forehand then broke twice forcing for 6-6 tie-breaker.
Juan Martin del Potro is the 2009 U.S. Open Champion while Andy Roddick pride himself as 2003 US Open Champ. Check this page later for del Potro vs Roddick live score updates and highlights.
del Potro - 6 - 7 - 6 - 6
Roddick - 7 - 6 - 2 - 4
Juan Martin wins! Roddick now retires!