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Tennis: Del Potro stuck in Olympic Village elevator pre-Djokovic match

Tennis - Olympics: Day 1

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 06: Juan Martin Del Potro and Maximo Gonzalez of Argentina in action against John Peers and Chris Guccione of Australia in their first round doubles match on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Tennis Centre on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

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Glass half-full: Argentina’s Juan Martin Del Potro had 40 solid minutes alone to visualize his showdown with Novak Djokovic of Serbia tonight.

Glass half-empty: It’s because he was stuck in an elevator in the Olympic village.

Del Potro will face world No. 1 Djokovic at 3:45 p.m. EDT on Sunday, with the winner advancing to play the winner of Portugal’s Joao Sousa and Robin Haase of the Netherlands.

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