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Del Potro facing Federer after amazing rally in US Open

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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, celebrates after defeating Philipp Kohlschreiber, of Germany, 6-4, 6-2, 7-5, in a fourth-round match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017.

Thiem also aided del Potro by playing his worst tennis when he was closest to victory in the fourth set, which he led 5-2.

His back had been bothering Federer before the U.S. Open and restricted his practice time, something he blamed for problems while getting pushed to five sets in each of the first two rounds last week.

Dolgopolov, who has been interviewed by anti-corruption investigators about a match with unusual betting patterns last month at another tournament, was hesitant to give Nadal too much credit.

That winner faces Estonia's Kaia Kanepi, who beat Daria Kasatkina 6-4, 6-4 to become the first qualifier in 36 years to reach the U.S. Open women's quarterfinals.

READ MORE (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

  • Flushing Meadows darling Del Potro thanks crowd for epic winReuters
  • Federer Tops No. 33 Seed Kohlschreiber To Advance To US Open QuarterfinalsCBS New York
  • Roger Federer faces US Open nemesis in shape of Juan Martin del PotroNBC Montana
  • Juan Martin del Potro overcomes illness in extraordinary US Open fightbackIrish Examiner
  • Ailing Del Potro escapes brink to beat ThiemReuters Africa
  • Eight years on, Federer has Del Potro record to set straightDaily Nation
  • Grandstand and del Potro come alive with improbable, five-set comebackTennis Magazine
  • 'I fight like this because of you guys': Del Potro hails fans after epic win
  • Ailing Juan Martín del Potro Makes a Recovery, on the CourtNew York Times

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