Rafael Nadal of Spain wipes his face dry during his men's singles semi-final match against Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina on day 12 of the 2018 U.S. Open, New York, Sept. 7, 2018. (Julian Finney/Getty Images/AFP)
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Defending champion Rafael Nadal retired from his U.S. Open semifinal because of a painful right knee after dropping the opening two sets, putting Juan Martin del Potro back in a Grand Slam final for the first time since he won the 2009 title at Flushing Meadows.Del Potro was leading 7-6 (3), 6-2 after two hours of play Friday, when Nadal shook his head and said he had to stop.For del Potro, it was an odd way to return to an important summit. Nine years ago, he stunned Nadal in the semifinals and Roger Federer in the final at the U.S. Open at age 20 .
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