Novak Djokovic vs Juan Martin del Potro: 3 keys to the match

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In their 19th meeting but first in a Grand Slam final, Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro will do battle for the US Open title. Djokovic is seeking to draw level with Pete Sampras with 14 Grand Slam titles, which would see them tied for third place behind Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. It is only the second Grand Slam final of del Potro’s career after numerous injury setbacks, but he did win this event nine years ago. What are the keys to this contest?