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Juan Martín del Potro wins his first Grand Slam title

Juan Martín del Potro defeated five-time defending champion Roger Federer in the final, 3–6, 7–6(7–5), 4–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–2 to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 2009 US Open. Del Potro became the first Argentine man to win the title since Guillermo Vilas in 1977.


Real Madrid reach 5,000 goal landmark

Asked about the landmark, the midfielder insisted: "The important thing was the victory. Anyway, the fact is it doesn't matter who scored this goal. The important thing is that we have deserved to win, that was what we wanted."


Blue Jays set a record for the most home runs in a single game

In total, the Blue Jays hit a grand total of 10 home runs that day, collected 21 hits and scored 18 runs and won the game handily 18-3. They had three hitters with multiple homers. In that game, the Blue Jays set a record for most home runs by one team in a single game, a Major League record which still stands to this day.

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