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Novak Djokovic vs Benjamin Becker at the U.S. Open in New York
Top seed Novak Djokovic of Servia takes on Benjamin Becker of Germany in the first set during second-round action at the U.S. Open Championship held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 30, 2013 in New York City. UPI Photo/Monika Graff
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Benjamin Becker (born 16 June 1981) is a German professional tennis player. Becker's primary weapon is a very big serve that he can hit at up to 220 km/h (136.7 mph), along with powerful groundstrokes.

Becker was born at Merzig, Saarland, then part of West Germany. He won the 2004 NCAA singles title while helping Baylor University to the team title.

2006 was a breakthrough year for Becker. In June of that year, he qualified for Wimbledon and defeated Juan Ignacio Chela, before losing in the second round to Fernando Verdasco.

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