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DOHA, QATAR - JANUARY 06: Guillermo Garcia-Lopez and Albert Montanes of Spain celebrates in the match against Wesley Moodie and Mikhail Youzhny during the 2nd round of the ATP Qatar ExxonMobil Open at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex on January 6, 2010 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
Juan Martin del Potro overcame delays from the rain and his opponent to pull out a grueling four-set win over Guillermo Garcia-Lopez on Wednesday in the first round of the U.S. Open. The 2009 champion was frustrated by the 74th-ranked Spaniard's repeated calls for a trainer to work on his left leg. Del Potro, seeded sixth, came from a set down to win 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-4, 7-6 (7) in 4 hours, 13 minutes. The Spaniard saved three match points in the final tiebreaker before del Potro put him away with an emphatic backhand winner. Garcia-Lopez last year upset 10th-seeded Juan Monaco in a fifth-set tiebreaker in the first round at Flushing Meadows last year.
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