Thankfully, Del Potro's injury woes look to be behind him.
To his credit, Del Potro rallied again to recover a break in the third set, but Djokovic was simply too good and sealed the match with a smash before collapsing in delight. Djokovic, Federer, Nadal and Andy Murray have now won 50 of the past 55 Grand Slams. It's unbelievable. I don't feel sad that I couldn't win Grand Slams because of them.
The sixth seed had suffered in the ferocious heat and humidity through the early days of the season's final Grand Slam but dropped only two sets for the tournament and none since the second round.
Head-to-head, Djokovic leads Del Potro 14-4, but the Argentinian is a powerhouse.
The effort took its toll on a suddenly weary-looking Del Potro as a 95-minute set was claimed by Djokovic in the tiebreak.
Djokovic was better than del Potro on their many lengthy exchanges, using his trademark body-twisting, limb-splaying court coverage to get to almost every ball, sneakers squeaking around the blue court in Arthur Ashe Stadium, where the roof was closed because of rain. "But the guy's won a lot of grand slams and he knows how to win them", Millman said after losing to Djokovic in the quarter-finals.
With the quality of tennis only on the rise, the noise level inside the Arthur Ashe Stadium was deafening.
There are other important statistics to consider, however, which clearly suggest that brain will play as significant a part as brawn in the final. He had all but deflated.
"I was playing nearly at the limit, all the time, looking for winners with my forehands, backhands, and I couldn't make it", del Potro said, "because Novak (was) there every time".
Del Potro, seeded third, was appearing in the second Grand Slam final of his career nine years after reaching his first.
"I would like to congratulate Juan Martin on what he has done in the last 4-5 years with his wrist injuries and coming back and still having faith and belief in himself that one day he's going to be a top player and he is going to fight for Grand Slam".
Between the 2009 championship and Sunday, the Argentine competed in 22 tournaments, an Open Era record number of events between major finals.
The Serb then continued the brilliant sportsmanship by consoling a shattered del Potro as he sat courtside. His eyes were still red when he spoke to reporters later. They went back and forth, through eight deuces and all those break opportunities for del Potro, until he slapped one forehand into the net, and another sailed wide. "You deserve to win".
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Open quarterfinal before coming back to beat No. 9 seed Dominic Thiem 0-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5) in 4 hours, 49 minutes. It looked good when she broke Mertens to start the second, and wouldn't you know it, she gave it right back in the second.
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