Novak Djokovic said it's Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal who have made him the player he is.
Novak Djokovic is now just three Grand Slam titles behind Rafael Nadal and six back from Roger Federer.
Novak Djokovic is now just three Slams behind Rafael Nadal and six back from the record 20 held by Roger Federer.
US Open 2018 Final Highlights, Juan Martin Del Potro vs Novak Djokovic Tennis Match: Novak Djokovic clinched victory in straight sets.
Juan Martin Del Potro reached the final after defending champion and world number one Rafael Nadal quit his last-four clash
Novak Djokovic boasts a 14-4 lead over Juan Martin del Potro in a 10-year rivalry, including two wins without dropping a set at the US Open in 2007 and 2012.
Third seed Juan Martin del Potro, the champion in 2009, was 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 ahead when Rafael Nadal retired.
John Isner hit big numbers in his US Open quarter-final defeat to Juan Martin del Potro, including having to change his shirt 11 times in New York's crushing heat and humidity.
Andy Murray lost 5-7, 6-2, 4-6, 4-6 to Spain's Fernando Verdasco in US Open second round.
There are no points for grace in tennis, just as there is none for sportsmanship.
The two-time Wimbledon champion will face Djokovic, a three-time winner at the All England Club, for a place in Sunday's final. Djokovic leads their epic head-to-head rivalry 26-25.
Juan Martin del Potro says he is proud to be playing in the same era as Rafael Nadal, but that burning admiration won't prevent him from trying to derail the Spaniard's Wimbledon campaign.
Roger Federer's 37th birthday may be fast approaching but the evergreen Swiss will be looking to clinch his ninth Wimbledon and 21st Grand Slam Title.
Nadal is now just the second man to reach 11 finals at the same Slam, equalling Roger Federer's mark at Wimbledon.
The former US Open champion almost retired from the sport two years ago.
It is the 11th time the 32-year-old Spaniard has reached the French Open last four, becoming only the third man in history to achieve the feat at a Grand Slam tournament, after Jimmy Connors at the US Open and Roger Federer at Wimbledon and the Australian Open.
Rafael Nadal's straight-set victory means he establishes a new Open era best for consecutive sets won on a single surface.
John Isner blasted down 13 aces and took just one hour and 23 minutes to floor Juan Martin del Potro and book his place in Sunday's final.