Del Potro
Del Potro celebrates win over third seed Roger Federer at US Open/Photo: Reuters

Juan Martin del Potro will clash with Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon quarter-final after defeating Gilles Simon of France 7-6 (7/1), 7-6 (7/5), 5-7, 7-6 (7/5) on Tuesday.

In a match suspended from Monday night due to darkness with the Argentine star two sets to one ahead, Del Potro sealed victory on a fifth match point after almost four and a half hours of action on Court Two.

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On Wednesday, the 29-year-old will be playing in his first Wimbledon quarter-final since 2013, when he went on to lose to Novak Djokovic in an epic semi-final.

Del Potro trails world number one Nadal 10-5 in career meetings.