He did it! Juan Martin del Potro raises his arms to the heavens after incredible US Open take down of Fed-Express

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Associated Press

There will be no US Open matchup between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal this year.

Federer's 18-match Grand Slam winning streak ended with a 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (8), 6-4 quarter-final loss to Juan Martin del Potro.

The result prevented Federer and Nadal from meeting in the semi-finals, which would have been their first head-to-head showdown at Flushing Meadows.

It's the only major tournament where the longtime rivals have never faced each other.

Instead, it will be 2009 champion del Potro against two-time winner Nadal in Saturday's semi-finals.

The other semi-final is Pablo Carreno Busta against Kevin Anderson.

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