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TENNIS U.S. OPEN 2006 DAY 7
Benjamin Becker hits a forehand during the second set of his match against Andre Agassi at the U.S. Open in Queens, New York on September 3, 2006. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo) .
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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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