facebook
twitter
search
search

Del Potro downs Federer at ATP Worlds

Nov. 10, 2012 at 1:08 PM

LONDON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina outlasted Roger Federer Saturday to claim the fourth and final berth in the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

Del Potro broke his Swiss opponent's serve in the final set to go up 2-0 and held on for a 7-6 (7-3), 4-6, 6-3 victory. Federer is a six-time champion at the ATP Worlds.

Del Potro and Federer, who had earlier clinched a berth in the semifinals, will lead Group B with identical 2-1 records in the round-robin tournament. World No. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Britain's Andy Murray advanced in Group A.

The semifinals will be played Sunday, followed by the championship match Monday.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
LeBron, Cleveland Cavaliers not talking just yet
San Antonio Spurs optimistic about Ginobili returning
Texas Rangers' Hamilton now dealing with groin strain
Dillon wins Firecracker 250 at Daytona
Washington Nationals' Strasburg goes on DL with oblique strain