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Juan Martin del Potro Upsets Roger Federer at the US Open

Posted by on Monday, 14 September, 2009

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Juan Martin Del Potro (L) of Argentina shakes hands with Roger Federer of Switzerland (R) after del Potro won the Men’s Final of the 2009 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York, September 14, 2009. Del Potro won 3-6, 7-6, 4-6, 7-6, 6-2. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA
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Juan Martin del Potro upsets Roger Federer at the US Open, ending Federer’s five-year reign as the US Open Champion, in a come-from-behind 3-6, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2 victory for his first major title.

Roger Federer is the $50 Million Man in Tennis

Posted by on Monday, 31 August, 2009
Federer Sails Through The First Round At US Open

Aug 31 2009
Roger Federer wins against Devin Britton in the first round of the US Open at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing New York. AiWire Photo via Newscom
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Roger Federer picks up $31,000 for his first-round win at the US Open in Flushing Meadows, adding to his $49,977,919 total prize money going into the tournament. This makes Federer the first player in tennis history to earn more than $50 million in career prize money.

World No. 1 Roger Federer defeated rookie Devin Britton (6-1, 6-3, 7-5) in the first-round.