Roger Federer vs. Juan Martin del Potro

Roger Federer of Switzerland secured the first singles medal of his career after defeating Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina 3-6, 7-6 (5), 19-17 in 4 hours,

26 minutes. That match was the longest men's match of the Open era. -- By Armando Botello II, Yahoo! Sports

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: A general view of Wimbledon is seen as Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina returns a shot against Roger Federer of Switzerland in the Semifinal of Men's Singles Tennis on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wimbledon on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 7 - Tennis
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: A general view of Wimbledon is seen as Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina returns a shot against Roger Federer of Switzerland in the Semifinal of Men's Singles Tennis on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wimbledon on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina reacts while playing against Roger Federer of Switzerland in the Semifinal of Men's Singles Tennis on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wimbledon on August 3, 2012 in London, England. Federer defeated Del Potro 4-6, 7-6, 19-17. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 7 - Tennis
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina reacts while playing against Roger Federer of Switzerland in the Semifinal of Men's Singles Tennis on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wimbledon on August 3, 2012 in London, England. Federer defeated Del Potro 4-6, 7-6, 19-17. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates his 4-6, 7-6, 19-17 win over Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina in the Semifinal of Men's Singles Tennis on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wimbledon on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 7 - Tennis
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates his 4-6, 7-6, 19-17 win over Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina in the Semifinal of Men's Singles Tennis on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wimbledon on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

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