Thiem's Injury Advances Del Potro In U.S. OpenJuan Martin del Potro is the lowest-ranked man to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals since Jimmy Connors in 1991. Monday's victory came after Dominic Thiem retired in the second set because of a bum knee.
Fan Favorite Del Potro Defeats Johnson At U.S. OpenDuring player introductions before the night's final match at Arthur Ashe Stadium, the player from the U.S. received polite applause. But 2009 champion Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina got hearty cheers.
Roddick's Career Ends With U.S. Open LossMore than an hour after hitting one last shot as a pro tennis player, then delivering one last speech to an adoring audience, Andy Roddick exited the locker room one last time.